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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.45% 4.88% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 35.29% 48.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £183 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -30.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% +34.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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
17 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.94% 10.16% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate £200 £201 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.02 £21.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 2014. 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 -8 3 £200 +9.58% 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) Adobe
8 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) EMC

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMFS
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) CA