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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 26 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.26% 2.41% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 32.35% 30.77% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £330 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.68%

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
34 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.18% 7.83% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 11
Median daily rate £350 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 10 £330 -24.57%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) SUSE
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MySQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) CSS

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Jetty
1 2 (12.50%) Mongrel
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Principal Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) SUSE
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
1 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) API Design
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) SANS
2 1 (6.25%) SSCP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk