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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / North West
Rank 89 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 45 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.72% 1.75% 2.44%
As % of the System Software category 16.54% 20.92% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 42
Median daily rate £310 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +7.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +34.61%

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
272 325 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.39% 8.36% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 109
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 60
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 23 £300 -7.69% 31
Merseyside +1 10 £365 -16.57% 2
Lancashire -1 5 £415 +14.48% 2
Cumbria +10 2 - - 1
Cheshire -2 2 £275 -18.51% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 118 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (60.17%) Windows
3 52 (44.07%) Linux
4 50 (42.37%) Active Directory
5 43 (36.44%) Windows Server
6 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
7 33 (27.97%) Cisco
8 31 (26.27%) Citrix
9 30 (25.42%) DNS
10 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (22.03%) SQL
13 25 (21.19%) SAN
14 24 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
16 22 (18.64%) Oracle
16 22 (18.64%) Migration
16 22 (18.64%) Firewall
17 21 (17.80%) Red Hat
17 21 (17.80%) Jenkins
17 21 (17.80%) Puppet
18 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
18 20 (16.95%) DevOps
18 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
18 20 (16.95%) LAN
19 19 (16.10%) DHCP
19 19 (16.10%) Unix
19 19 (16.10%) ITIL
19 19 (16.10%) HP
19 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.47%) IIS
2 8 (6.78%) Apache
2 8 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.24%) SAS
4 5 (4.24%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.54%) Jetty
5 3 (2.54%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.54%) nginx
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.69%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Office
3 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.08%) Office 365
4 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.54%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.42%) DNS
2 25 (21.19%) SAN
3 22 (18.64%) Firewall
4 20 (16.95%) LAN
5 19 (16.10%) DHCP
6 18 (15.25%) WAN
7 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.32%) VPN
9 10 (8.47%) iSCSI
9 10 (8.47%) NAS
10 9 (7.63%) VLAN
11 8 (6.78%) HTTP
12 7 (5.93%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (5.08%) SMTP
13 6 (5.08%) VoIP
14 5 (4.24%) IMAP
14 5 (4.24%) MRTG
14 5 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (3.39%) IPsec
15 4 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) MySQL
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.24%) Ingres
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) Maven
4 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.54%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.69%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (2.54%) Finance
1 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.17%) Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Architect
5 8 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) DBA
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (5.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (5.08%) SQL DBA
7 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) IT Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.24%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Web Services
2 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 6 (5.08%) Middleware
4 5 (4.24%) MCollective
5 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.54%) CSS
5 3 (2.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.54%) J2EE
5 3 (2.54%) RESTful
5 3 (2.54%) Servlets
5 3 (2.54%) Spring
5 3 (2.54%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.85%) COM
6 1 (0.85%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.85%) LAMP
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.93%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Licensing
4 4 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.54%) BYOD
5 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.69%) IVR
6 2 (1.69%) Life Science
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.17%) Windows
2 52 (44.07%) Linux
3 43 (36.44%) Windows Server
4 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (16.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (16.10%) Unix
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.17%) CentOS
8 11 (9.32%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.47%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.93%) Solaris
10 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
11 5 (4.24%) AIX
11 5 (4.24%) Debian
11 5 (4.24%) OS/2
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (2.54%) SUSE
14 2 (1.69%) HPUX
14 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) Migration
2 20 (16.95%) DevOps
3 19 (16.10%) ITIL
4 17 (14.41%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.32%) Open Source
8 8 (6.78%) Scrum
9 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.93%) Service Management
9 7 (5.93%) Software Licensing
9 7 (5.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (5.08%) Kanban
10 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.24%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) SQL
2 12 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (10.17%) Java
3 7 (5.93%) PHP
3 7 (5.93%) Python
3 7 (5.93%) Ruby
4 6 (5.08%) C
4 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.24%) Korn
5 5 (4.24%) Perl
5 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.39%) C++
6 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.69%) VB
8 2 (1.69%) VB6
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (11.02%) MCSE
5 10 (8.47%) CCNA
5 10 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.93%) MCSA
8 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.69%) CCNP
8 2 (1.69%) MCITP
8 2 (1.69%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCDST
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
9 1 (0.85%) SANS
9 1 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.56%) vSphere
2 16 (13.56%) XenApp
3 12 (10.17%) VMware ESX
4 11 (9.32%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (6.78%) ProxySG
6 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.08%) KVM
8 5 (4.24%) Dovecot
8 5 (4.24%) iptables
8 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.24%) Sendmail
8 5 (4.24%) Squid
9 3 (2.54%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.54%) Xen
9 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Puppet
2 14 (11.86%) SCCM
3 13 (11.02%) SCOM
4 9 (7.63%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.93%) Backup Exec
6 6 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (4.24%) Cacti
7 5 (4.24%) Data Guard
7 5 (4.24%) HAProxy
7 5 (4.24%) Nagios
7 5 (4.24%) OpenNebula
7 5 (4.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.54%) WSUS
10 2 (1.69%) Ansible
10 2 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.69%) MOM
10 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.97%) Cisco
4 31 (26.27%) Citrix
5 22 (18.64%) Oracle
6 21 (17.80%) Red Hat
7 19 (16.10%) HP
8 18 (15.25%) NetApp
9 10 (8.47%) Dell
10 9 (7.63%) IBM
11 8 (6.78%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.93%) Intel Security
12 7 (5.93%) Symantec
13 6 (5.08%) AppSense
14 5 (4.24%) Canon
14 5 (4.24%) Veeam
15 4 (3.39%) Apple
15 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
16 3 (2.54%) Sun
16 3 (2.54%) Veritas
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