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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.20% 2.44% 4.72%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% 30.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.57% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.06 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +16.47%
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
64 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.07% 8.13% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 14
Average daily rate £325 £201 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £83.02 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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 -1 9 £300 +50.00% 4
St Helens - 1 £240 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 15 (62.50%) DNS
5 15 (62.50%) ITIL
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (50.00%) MCP
7 12 (50.00%) Citrix
8 9 (37.50%) DHCP
8 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (33.33%) LAN
9 8 (33.33%) WAN
9 8 (33.33%) IIS
9 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 7 (29.17%) FTP
10 7 (29.17%) HTTP
10 7 (29.17%) MS Office
10 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
10 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
11 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (25.00%) Fat Client

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (29.17%) FTP
4 7 (29.17%) HTTP
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) SMTP
5 6 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) IPsec
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
1 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (50.00%) MCP
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCEA
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) CCA
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) CCEE
6 1 (4.17%) CCAA
6 1 (4.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.67%) XenApp
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (12.50%) vSphere
7 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.17%) Xen
8 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
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