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 24 October 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.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.38% 11.11% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 10.17% 24.75% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 1
Average daily rate
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- £211 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.53 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.35% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £20.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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
118 101 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.07% 44.89% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 28
Average daily rate £350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 12
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +50.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £21.80 £22.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 5 - - 1
Wirral - 5 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) Clustering
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) IIS
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
10 3 (13.04%) SharePoint

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) DSL
5 1 (4.35%) DMZ
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) e-Health
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) VMware ESX
4 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (4.35%) VMFS
8 1 (4.35%) XenApp
8 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat