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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Merseyside
Rank 17 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 19 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.36% 3.87% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 14.39% 8.16% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.29% +18.22%

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
132 147 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.16% 47.42% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 76 77
Median daily rate £350 £390 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £12.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +29.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £59.25 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +6 18 £400 -5.88% 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (56.25%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (34.38%) Citrix
6 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Open Source
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (21.88%) XenApp
9 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 6 (18.75%) Kanban
9 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
9 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 6 (18.75%) RESTful
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Spring
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange

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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Jetty
4 2 (6.25%) Mongrel
4 2 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) NAS
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) IPsec
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) SNMP
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Architect
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Principal Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.25%) DBA
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
1 6 (18.75%) RESTful
1 6 (18.75%) Spring
1 6 (18.75%) Spring Boot
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) Servlets
5 1 (3.13%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) SUSE
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
3 6 (18.75%) API Design
3 6 (18.75%) BDD
3 6 (18.75%) Coaching
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) DevOps
3 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) Microservices
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Server Building
5 2 (6.25%) SIEM
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) SANS
2 1 (3.13%) SSCP
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Citrix
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) NetApp
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) iManage
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Acronis
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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