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 1 May 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.75% 2.16% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 21.74% 20.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£325 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
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
46 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.67% 10.81% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £75 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £375 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.49 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% +4.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.49 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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
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 1 May 2015. 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 -2 10 £325 - 5
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) MCP
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (30.77%) EMC
8 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
8 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) SMTP
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (53.85%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) CCAA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIA
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
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