The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 47 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 131 56 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.52% 1.82% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 31.57% 18.06% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 36 26
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £228 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.25 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £23.95 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £39.75 £42.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% -2.22%
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
415 310 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.16% 10.09% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 146 84
Average daily rate £300 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 62
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester +17 60 £320 +6.66% 34
Lancashire +17 22 £300 +22.44%
Cheshire -4 22 £375 +36.36% 19
Merseyside -9 11 £275 -12.07% 8
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 224 (100.00%) VMware
2 141 (62.95%) Windows
3 122 (54.46%) Citrix
4 120 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 82 (36.61%) Active Directory
6 73 (32.59%) Migration
7 54 (24.11%) Hyper-V
8 52 (23.21%) SCCM
9 50 (22.32%) Data Centre
9 50 (22.32%) ITIL
10 48 (21.43%) SAN
11 47 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (20.98%) DNS
11 47 (20.98%) Linux
11 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (18.75%) Cisco
13 40 (17.86%) Security Cleared
14 39 (17.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (17.41%) SQL
15 38 (16.96%) SQL Server
16 37 (16.52%) Oracle
16 37 (16.52%) WAN
17 36 (16.07%) DHCP
18 33 (14.73%) HP
18 33 (14.73%) EMC
18 33 (14.73%) MS Exchange
18 33 (14.73%) Finance
19 31 (13.84%) Firewall
19 31 (13.84%) Microsoft App-V
19 31 (13.84%) Oracle Database

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (14.73%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 26 (11.61%) IIS
4 16 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.91%) OpenStack
7 10 (4.46%) Apache
7 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.68%) Lync
8 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.68%) Jetty
8 6 (2.68%) nginx
9 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.23%) JBoss
10 4 (1.79%) TPMS
10 4 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.38%) Office 365
2 16 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.13%) Google App Engine
4 7 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.79%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.79%) PaaS
6 3 (1.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.43%) SAN
2 47 (20.98%) DNS
3 37 (16.52%) WAN
4 36 (16.07%) DHCP
5 31 (13.84%) Firewall
6 23 (10.27%) LAN
7 21 (9.38%) NAS
8 19 (8.48%) SSL
9 14 (6.25%) HTTP
10 12 (5.36%) FTP
11 11 (4.91%) Internet
11 11 (4.91%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.46%) Wireless
12 10 (4.46%) iSCSI
13 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
13 9 (4.02%) SMTP
14 8 (3.57%) VPLS
14 8 (3.57%) DMZ
14 8 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.84%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.34%) MySQL
5 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SQLite
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.13%) MSI
3 2 (0.89%) JMeter
3 2 (0.89%) JUnit
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.45%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) FxCop
4 1 (0.45%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.45%) Moq
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (14.73%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Local Government
3 11 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.23%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) Marketing
5 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Law
5 4 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) Architect
2 31 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (8.48%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.14%) Analyst
5 16 (7.14%) Administrator
5 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (6.70%) Consultant
7 14 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.91%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.91%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Desktop Administrator
10 7 (3.13%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.36%) Middleware
2 8 (3.57%) .NET
2 8 (3.57%) Servlets
3 7 (3.13%) J2EE
4 3 (1.34%) Web Services
4 3 (1.34%) XML
4 3 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.89%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (0.45%) WCF
6 1 (0.45%) LINQ
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.45%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.45%) Ninject
6 1 (0.45%) XSD
6 1 (0.45%) XSLT
6 1 (0.45%) JMS
6 1 (0.45%) WSDL
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.59%) Replication
3 16 (7.14%) Clustering
4 11 (4.91%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.91%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.57%) Celerra
5 8 (3.57%) EMC VNX
6 7 (3.13%) Life Science
7 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.79%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.34%) PKI
9 3 (1.34%) DTV
10 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 141 (62.95%) Windows
2 47 (20.98%) Linux
2 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (17.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (12.95%) Windows 7
5 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.93%) UNIX
7 14 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 13 (5.80%) Solaris
9 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.91%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.57%) VMS
12 4 (1.79%) AIX
12 4 (1.79%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.89%) CentOS
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (32.59%) Migration
2 50 (22.32%) ITIL
3 27 (12.05%) Configuration Management
4 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (8.04%) Project Management
7 17 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (6.70%) Open Source
9 14 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 13 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (5.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.91%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.91%) Business Continuity
12 10 (4.46%) Change Control
12 10 (4.46%) DevOps
13 9 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.41%) SQL
2 30 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 13 (5.80%) Python
4 10 (4.46%) Java
5 4 (1.79%) Perl
5 4 (1.79%) VBScript
6 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.34%) Ruby
7 2 (0.89%) Groovy
7 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 47 (20.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 30 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (10.71%) MCSE
5 23 (10.27%) CCNA
5 23 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (9.38%) MCP
7 19 (8.48%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (5.80%) MCITP
10 12 (5.36%) MCSA
11 11 (4.91%) CCA
12 10 (4.46%) Degree
13 7 (3.13%) CCNP
14 5 (2.23%) CISSP
14 5 (2.23%) MCTS
15 3 (1.34%) VCP5
15 3 (1.34%) VCP4
15 3 (1.34%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) BS25999
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (36.61%) Active Directory
2 54 (24.11%) Hyper-V
3 31 (13.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (13.39%) VMware ESX
4 30 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (12.50%) XenApp
6 24 (10.71%) Xen
7 22 (9.82%) vSphere
8 17 (7.59%) XenServer
9 16 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 16 (7.14%) Terminal Services
10 8 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (3.57%) QEMU
10 8 (3.57%) KVM
11 4 (1.79%) NFS
12 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.89%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.89%) Docker
13 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (23.21%) SCCM
2 15 (6.70%) SCOM
2 15 (6.70%) Puppet
3 13 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.02%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.23%) OpenView
5 5 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.79%) Ansible
6 4 (1.79%) Salt
6 4 (1.79%) WSUS
6 4 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.34%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.34%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.89%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 224 (100.00%) VMware
2 122 (54.46%) Citrix
3 120 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 42 (18.75%) Cisco
5 37 (16.52%) Oracle
6 33 (14.73%) HP
6 33 (14.73%) EMC
7 28 (12.50%) Lotus
8 22 (9.82%) CheckPoint
8 22 (9.82%) SAP
9 19 (8.48%) McAfee
10 16 (7.14%) Symantec
11 14 (6.25%) NetApp
12 11 (4.91%) Veeam
13 9 (4.02%) SolarWinds
13 9 (4.02%) Sophos
14 8 (3.57%) IBM
14 8 (3.57%) Nortel
15 7 (3.13%) Dell
15 7 (3.13%) Google
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