The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.82% 5.78% 2.06%
As % of the System Software category 17.24% 39.39% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £206 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.53 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.35%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.58% 14.67% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 2
Average daily rate £450 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -11 3 - -
Wirral - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (14.29%) Clustering
8 2 (14.29%) NetApp
8 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) DSL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) DSL
2 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) e-Health
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) VMFS
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) CA