The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 18 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.12% 1.55% 7.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 3.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 92 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.51% 47.42% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 34
Average daily rate £338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £490 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Citrix
3 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) DNS
6 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
7 16 (41.03%) ITIL
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (30.77%) MCP
9 12 (30.77%) DHCP
9 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (28.21%) XenApp
11 10 (25.64%) Firewall
11 10 (25.64%) LAN
11 10 (25.64%) WAN
11 10 (25.64%) Cisco
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
13 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
13 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
14 7 (17.95%) IIS
14 7 (17.95%) SQL
14 7 (17.95%) FTP
14 7 (17.95%) HTTP
14 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (17.95%) Patch Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 10 (25.64%) Firewall
4 7 (17.95%) FTP
4 7 (17.95%) HTTP
5 6 (15.38%) SMTP
5 6 (15.38%) SSL
5 6 (15.38%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
6 5 (12.82%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.26%) IPsec
8 3 (7.69%) VLAN
8 3 (7.69%) OSPF
8 3 (7.69%) BGP
8 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.69%) VoIP
8 3 (7.69%) HSRP
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) Citrix Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
1 6 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
3 6 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (30.77%) MCP
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.69%) CCNP
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) CCEE
7 1 (2.56%) CCAA
7 1 (2.56%) CCIA
7 1 (2.56%) CCEA
7 1 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.56%) CCA
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.21%) XenApp
4 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 7 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (15.38%) Terminal Services
6 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 6 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (7.69%) vSphere
9 1 (2.56%) Xen
9 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Citrix
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Intel
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki
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