The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Merseyside region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.57% 3.40% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 8.33% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £313 £275 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +38.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
90 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.12% 40.78% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 50
Average daily rate £288 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £35.65 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
North West

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 2 £375 +36.36% 1
St Helens - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware 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.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) OCP
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (18.75%) XenApp
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WLAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Officer
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Blog
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) OCP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) NCDA
4 1 (6.25%) NCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCEE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Dell