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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 20 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.64% 5.05% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 10.85% 10.48% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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
212 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.96% 48.17% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 38
Average daily rate £325 £375 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 17 £265 -29.33% 2
Bootle - 3 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Citrix
3 25 (50.00%) DNS
3 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.00%) DHCP
5 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (26.00%) MCP
8 13 (26.00%) LAN
8 13 (26.00%) WAN
9 12 (24.00%) Firewall
9 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (22.00%) XenDesktop
10 11 (22.00%) VMware ESX
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) IIS
11 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.00%) SAN
11 10 (20.00%) XenApp
11 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.00%) Clustering
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (16.00%) Migration
13 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (16.00%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (22.00%) IIS
2 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Heroku
3 1 (2.00%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) DNS
2 19 (38.00%) DHCP
3 13 (26.00%) LAN
3 13 (26.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) Firewall
5 10 (20.00%) SAN
6 6 (12.00%) SMTP
6 6 (12.00%) FTP
6 6 (12.00%) HTTP
6 6 (12.00%) SSL
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (10.00%) Wireless
8 4 (8.00%) IPsec
8 4 (8.00%) VLAN
8 4 (8.00%) OSPF
8 4 (8.00%) BGP
8 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (8.00%) VoIP
8 4 (8.00%) HSRP
8 4 (8.00%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Administrator
2 8 (16.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Clustering
2 7 (14.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (14.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) MCP
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCAA
6 1 (2.00%) CCIA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.00%) CCA
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.00%) VMware ESX
3 11 (22.00%) XenDesktop
4 10 (20.00%) XenApp
5 8 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (14.00%) Terminal Services
6 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (6.00%) vSphere
9 1 (2.00%) XenServer
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Citrix
2 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 2 (4.00%) Intel
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee
5 2 (4.00%) Sophos
5 2 (4.00%) Acronis
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Meraki
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago