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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 78 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 1.50% 1.75%
As % of the System Software category 30.71% 14.18% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 10
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£350 £279 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.65% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £135 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Average hourly rate £32.54 £30.78 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% +11.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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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
254 282 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.08% 10.57% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 106
Average daily rate £338 £269 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 65
Average hourly rate £14.50 £26.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.28 £42.38 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 40 £350 +27.36% 33
Lancashire 0 20 £325 +20.37% 4
Cheshire +5 13 £344 +25.00% 13
Merseyside -9 3 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 151 (100.00%) VMware
2 121 (80.13%) Windows
3 70 (46.36%) Microsoft
4 63 (41.72%) Citrix
5 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (29.80%) Active Directory
7 44 (29.14%) Linux
8 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (27.15%) Migration
10 38 (25.17%) Finance
11 37 (24.50%) SAN
12 35 (23.18%) Cisco
13 29 (19.21%) DNS
13 29 (19.21%) Hyper-V
14 28 (18.54%) WAN
14 28 (18.54%) MS Exchange
15 27 (17.88%) LAN
15 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
15 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
16 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
17 25 (16.56%) Oracle
18 24 (15.89%) IIS
18 24 (15.89%) DHCP
18 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (14.57%) Windows 7
20 21 (13.91%) SQL
20 21 (13.91%) HP
21 20 (13.25%) SCCM
22 18 (11.92%) vSphere
22 18 (11.92%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (18.54%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.89%) IIS
3 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.31%) Lync
6 5 (3.31%) Apache
6 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.65%) Documentum
7 4 (2.65%) Jetty
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.66%) TPMS
8 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.66%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.97%) Google App Engine
2 6 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.50%) SAN
2 29 (19.21%) DNS
3 28 (18.54%) WAN
4 27 (17.88%) LAN
5 24 (15.89%) DHCP
6 16 (10.60%) Firewall
7 15 (9.93%) NAS
8 11 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
9 10 (6.62%) HTTP
9 10 (6.62%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.96%) SSL
11 8 (5.30%) FTP
11 8 (5.30%) VLAN
12 6 (3.97%) IPsec
13 4 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.99%) VPN
14 3 (1.99%) SMTP
15 2 (1.32%) Wireless
15 2 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.65%) BODI
4 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.99%) SQLite
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.99%) Moq
3 3 (1.99%) FxCop
3 3 (1.99%) StyleCop
3 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.99%) NUnit
4 1 (0.66%) MSI
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 38 (25.17%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Legal
3 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Local Government
5 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (9.93%) Server Engineer
3 13 (8.61%) Administrator
4 11 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Programme Manager
5 9 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Architect
5 9 (5.96%) Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.64%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Senior Programme Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) XML
1 8 (5.30%) ODBC
2 6 (3.97%) XML Messaging
3 5 (3.31%) Middleware
4 4 (2.65%) Servlets
4 4 (2.65%) Web Services
4 4 (2.65%) .NET
4 4 (2.65%) J2EE
5 3 (1.99%) Ninject
5 3 (1.99%) WCF
5 3 (1.99%) LINQ
6 2 (1.32%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Clustering
2 12 (7.95%) Replication
3 7 (4.64%) Open Source
3 7 (4.64%) Celerra
4 4 (2.65%) FlexPod
4 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.32%) Life Science
6 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (80.13%) Windows
2 47 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (29.14%) Linux
4 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (14.57%) Windows 7
7 16 (10.60%) UNIX
7 16 (10.60%) Solaris
8 11 (7.28%) VMS
9 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.97%) HPUX
10 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.32%) AIX
11 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) VME
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.15%) Migration
2 12 (7.95%) ITIL
3 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (6.62%) Change Control
5 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.30%) Project Management
6 8 (5.30%) Programme Management
6 8 (5.30%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (5.30%) Matrix Management
7 5 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.31%) DevOps
7 5 (3.31%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.31%) Time Management
7 5 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.65%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.65%) TOGAF
8 4 (2.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.91%) SQL
2 10 (6.62%) Java
3 9 (5.96%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.65%) C
5 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.99%) C#
5 3 (1.99%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) COBOL
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.62%) MCSE
5 8 (5.30%) CCNA
5 8 (5.30%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.97%) CCEA
6 6 (3.97%) CCA
6 6 (3.97%) CCIA
7 5 (3.31%) MCP
7 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.99%) CCNP
10 2 (1.32%) Degree
10 2 (1.32%) MCSA
11 1 (0.66%) NCIE
11 1 (0.66%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.66%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.31%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (29.80%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.21%) Hyper-V
3 18 (11.92%) vSphere
4 17 (11.26%) VMware ESX
4 17 (11.26%) XenApp
5 13 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.28%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.62%) Terminal Services
7 10 (6.62%) XenServer
8 8 (5.30%) Xen
8 8 (5.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (4.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.99%) NFS
13 2 (1.32%) Firmware
14 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.66%) Samba
14 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (13.25%) SCCM
2 10 (6.62%) SCOM
2 10 (6.62%) Puppet
3 6 (3.97%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.32%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) MOM
6 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.66%) Opsview
6 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 151 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (46.36%) Microsoft
3 63 (41.72%) Citrix
4 35 (23.18%) Cisco
5 25 (16.56%) Oracle
6 21 (13.91%) HP
7 13 (8.61%) EMC
7 13 (8.61%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.28%) NetApp
9 6 (3.97%) Google
10 5 (3.31%) F5
10 5 (3.31%) Veeam
10 5 (3.31%) Dell
10 5 (3.31%) McAfee
10 5 (3.31%) AppSense
11 4 (2.65%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.65%) Symantec
11 4 (2.65%) Compuware
12 3 (1.99%) Veritas
12 3 (1.99%) IBM
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