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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 15 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 27 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.05% 1.09% 3.29%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 2.33% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £250 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -6.66%
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
219 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.18% 46.99% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 47 39
Average daily rate £325 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £78 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.42% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £21.55 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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 +11 26 £325 - 10
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) DNS
3 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) DHCP
3 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) LAN
5 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 8 (23.53%) SAN
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) MCP
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Firewall
8 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
9 6 (17.65%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 6 (17.65%) IIS
10 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
10 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
10 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Lync
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) DHCP
3 11 (32.35%) LAN
3 11 (32.35%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) SAN
5 7 (20.59%) Firewall
6 4 (11.76%) Wireless
6 4 (11.76%) IPsec
6 4 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.76%) HSRP
6 4 (11.76%) GLBP
6 4 (11.76%) OSPF
6 4 (11.76%) BGP
6 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 3 (8.82%) SSL
7 3 (8.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
1 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.88%) UNIX
9 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCP
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) CCA
5 1 (2.94%) CCAA
5 1 (2.94%) CCIA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) XenApp
5 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
7 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Citrix
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) AppSense
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) HP