The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 25 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.84% 6.07% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 11.79% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +112.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+1.16% -5.24%
VMware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
165 195 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.23% 51.45% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 92 61
Median daily rate £394 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £14.30 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £22.50 £19.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Merseyside region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Merseyside region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +3 8 £425 - 4
Bootle +1 2 £400 -
Southport - 1 £548 -
Wirral - 1 - - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) vSphere
5 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (17.39%) NAS
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) IIS
9 4 (17.39%) Java

VMware
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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) Jetty
4 2 (8.70%) Mongrel
4 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) nginx
4 2 (8.70%) SAS
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) NAS
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) DSL
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) SNMP
6 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (8.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Travis CI
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) VMWare Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) DBA
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Solaris
9 1 (4.35%) CentOS
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
1 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
2 3 (13.04%) High Availability
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) SANS
3 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (34.78%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.70%) Xen
5 1 (4.35%) iptables
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) Samba
5 1 (4.35%) vCloud
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) vMotion
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) iManage
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) NETGEAR
4 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk