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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 75 96
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 106 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 1.99% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 28.96% 16.23% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 6
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£300 £338 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 5
Average hourly rate £49.50 £32.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.68% +64.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.29% +4.34%
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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
366 382 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.43% 12.29% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 156 73
Average daily rate £320 £263 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 74 49
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.39 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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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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 +11 45 £320 -20.00% 24
Lancashire +5 26 £275 +5.76% 2
Cheshire -4 15 £410 +64.82% 14
Merseyside -4 10 £325 +30.00% 7
Cumbria - 3 - -
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 123 (67.58%) Windows
3 97 (53.30%) Citrix
4 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 68 (37.36%) Active Directory
6 47 (25.82%) Linux
7 46 (25.27%) Cisco
8 45 (24.73%) Migration
9 42 (23.08%) Finance
9 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
11 39 (21.43%) SAN
11 39 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (20.33%) Hyper-V
14 35 (19.23%) DNS
15 33 (18.13%) MS Exchange
16 32 (17.58%) Oracle
17 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
18 29 (15.93%) WAN
18 29 (15.93%) DHCP
19 26 (14.29%) UNIX
19 26 (14.29%) VMware ESX
19 26 (14.29%) Firewall
20 25 (13.74%) ITIL
20 25 (13.74%) Configuration Management
20 25 (13.74%) CheckPoint
21 24 (13.19%) EMC
21 24 (13.19%) IIS
21 24 (13.19%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.19%) IIS
3 13 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.04%) Apache
5 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
6 10 (5.49%) IBM Notes
7 8 (4.40%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.85%) nginx
8 7 (3.85%) Jetty
9 5 (2.75%) JBoss
9 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.10%) CMS
13 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.40%) Google App Engine
3 8 (4.40%) Office 365
3 8 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.20%) PaaS
4 4 (2.20%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.65%) SaaS
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.43%) SAN
2 35 (19.23%) DNS
3 29 (15.93%) WAN
3 29 (15.93%) DHCP
4 26 (14.29%) Firewall
5 17 (9.34%) SSL
5 17 (9.34%) LAN
5 17 (9.34%) NAS
6 14 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 14 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (6.04%) HTTP
7 11 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (5.49%) VLAN
8 10 (5.49%) FTP
8 10 (5.49%) Internet
9 9 (4.95%) BGP
9 9 (4.95%) MPLS
9 9 (4.95%) Wireless
9 9 (4.95%) VPLS
10 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.65%) MySQL
5 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.65%) SQLite
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.65%) NUnit
2 3 (1.65%) FxCop
2 3 (1.65%) StyleCop
2 3 (1.65%) Moq
2 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 42 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.75%) Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.20%) Legal
5 4 (2.20%) Local Government
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Architect
3 17 (9.34%) Administrator
4 12 (6.59%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (6.04%) Technical Architect
5 11 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (5.49%) Analyst
6 10 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.49%) Server Engineer
6 10 (5.49%) Programme Manager
7 9 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.85%) Consultant
9 7 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Technical Leader
11 5 (2.75%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 8 (4.40%) Servlets
3 7 (3.85%) J2EE
4 6 (3.30%) XML Messaging
4 6 (3.30%) XML
4 6 (3.30%) Middleware
5 5 (2.75%) Web Services
6 3 (1.65%) Ninject
6 3 (1.65%) WCF
6 3 (1.65%) LINQ
7 2 (1.10%) ODBC
8 1 (0.55%) CSS
8 1 (0.55%) HTML
8 1 (0.55%) JSF
8 1 (0.55%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.89%) Clustering
2 12 (6.59%) Open Source
3 11 (6.04%) Replication
4 10 (5.49%) Celerra
5 6 (3.30%) Life Science
5 6 (3.30%) FlexPod
6 5 (2.75%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.65%) PKI
9 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.10%) DTV
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.55%) BYOD
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (67.58%) Windows
2 47 (25.82%) Linux
3 42 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.29%) UNIX
6 21 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.79%) Solaris
8 15 (8.24%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.04%) VMS
10 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.30%) AIX
12 5 (2.75%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.65%) CentOS
14 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.10%) HPUX
14 2 (1.10%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.10%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.55%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.73%) Migration
2 25 (13.74%) ITIL
2 25 (13.74%) Configuration Management
3 22 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.59%) Business Continuity
7 11 (6.04%) Change Control
7 11 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (6.04%) DevOps
8 10 (5.49%) Programme Management
8 10 (5.49%) Project Management
9 8 (4.40%) Matrix Management
10 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.30%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.30%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.19%) SQL
2 17 (9.34%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.49%) Java
4 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.40%) Python
6 3 (1.65%) C#
6 3 (1.65%) Perl
6 3 (1.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.10%) Groovy
7 2 (1.10%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) COBOL
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (7.69%) MCSE
6 12 (6.59%) CCNA
6 12 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (6.04%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.49%) MCP
9 7 (3.85%) CCA
10 6 (3.30%) Degree
10 6 (3.30%) CCEA
11 5 (2.75%) CISSP
12 4 (2.20%) CCIA
13 3 (1.65%) MCSA
13 3 (1.65%) MCSD
13 3 (1.65%) CISMP
13 3 (1.65%) CISM
13 3 (1.65%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) BS25999
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 68 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.33%) Hyper-V
3 26 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 23 (12.64%) XenApp
4 23 (12.64%) vSphere
5 17 (9.34%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (8.79%) XenDesktop
6 16 (8.79%) Terminal Services
7 14 (7.69%) Xen
8 13 (7.14%) XenServer
9 10 (5.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 9 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.75%) KVM
11 5 (2.75%) QEMU
12 4 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (2.20%) NFS
13 3 (1.65%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.24%) SCCM
2 14 (7.69%) Puppet
3 13 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.20%) Ansible
4 4 (2.20%) Salt
5 3 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.65%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.10%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.10%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.10%) MOM
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 182 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (53.30%) Citrix
3 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 46 (25.27%) Cisco
5 32 (17.58%) Oracle
6 25 (13.74%) CheckPoint
7 24 (13.19%) EMC
8 21 (11.54%) HP
9 17 (9.34%) NetApp
10 10 (5.49%) Lotus
10 10 (5.49%) McAfee
11 9 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.40%) Google
12 8 (4.40%) SAP
12 8 (4.40%) Nortel
13 7 (3.85%) Dell
14 6 (3.30%) IBM
15 5 (2.75%) Symantec
15 5 (2.75%) Avaya
16 4 (2.20%) Compaq
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £22,937-£24,472
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago