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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 33 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.01% 2.51% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 24.32% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
22 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.36% 10.31% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 11
Median daily rate £369 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £11.25 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £55.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 4 £330 -24.57% 5
Southport - 1 £548 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) XenApp
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
7 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Jetty
1 2 (18.18%) Mongrel
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) IPsec
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
3 1 (9.09%) SSCP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Xen
4 1 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk