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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 39 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.58% 2.55% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 20.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £318 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
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
37 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.66% 12.18% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 7
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +12.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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
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 27 May 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 -7 2 £300 +4.34%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) ISDN
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) NetApp
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) ISDN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) IMAP
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) MRTG
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) iptables
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cacti
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) OpenNebula
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle