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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 14 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.25% 2.50% 6.91%
As % of the Vendors category 13.59% 5.50% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £200 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.81% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.06 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
206 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.37% 45.42% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.42 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 17 £288 +43.75% 7
Bootle - 4 - -
St Helens - 1 £240 -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) DNS
2 26 (50.98%) Citrix
3 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (37.25%) DHCP
6 15 (29.41%) ITIL
7 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (27.45%) Firewall
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (25.49%) Linux
9 12 (23.53%) MCP
9 12 (23.53%) IIS
9 12 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
10 11 (21.57%) XenApp
10 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
10 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
10 11 (21.57%) LAN
10 11 (21.57%) WAN
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (19.61%) Clustering
12 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.65%) Cisco
12 9 (17.65%) SAN
13 8 (15.69%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
13 8 (15.69%) MS Office

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (23.53%) IIS
2 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) Jetty
7 1 (1.96%) nginx
7 1 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (1.96%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Heroku
3 1 (1.96%) Engine Yard
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) DNS
2 19 (37.25%) DHCP
3 14 (27.45%) Firewall
4 11 (21.57%) LAN
4 11 (21.57%) WAN
5 9 (17.65%) SAN
6 7 (13.73%) FTP
6 7 (13.73%) HTTP
7 6 (11.76%) SMTP
7 6 (11.76%) SSL
7 6 (11.76%) VLAN
8 5 (9.80%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
8 5 (9.80%) VPN
9 4 (7.84%) IPsec
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.88%) NAS
10 3 (5.88%) HSRP
10 3 (5.88%) GLBP
10 3 (5.88%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Consultant
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix Administrator
3 6 (11.76%) Desktop Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.96%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
1 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.73%) Patch Management
3 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.88%) Network Management
6 1 (1.96%) High Availability
6 1 (1.96%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.96%) Bug Management
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) Change Management
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.96%) Time Management
6 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCP
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) CCNP
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) CCEE
7 1 (1.96%) CCAA
7 1 (1.96%) CCIA
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) CCEA
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) CCA
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 11 (21.57%) XenApp
4 11 (21.57%) VMware ESX
5 7 (13.73%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (11.76%) vSphere
6 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Xen
8 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Citrix
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Veritas
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) Sophos
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Acronis
5 2 (3.92%) Intel
5 2 (3.92%) Google
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
6 1 (1.96%) Brocade
6 1 (1.96%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Meraki
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