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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / North West
Rank 99 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 40 77 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 2.04% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 15.04% 22.19% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 49
Median daily rate £373 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £43.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% -13.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +44.53%

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
266 347 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.13% 9.19% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 181 119
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 55
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 17 £381 +17.30% 30
Merseyside +2 10 £330 -22.35% 4
Lancashire -3 7 £415 +10.66% 1
Cheshire +6 3 £275 -16.98% 9
Cumbria +2 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (64.49%) Windows
3 47 (43.93%) Linux
4 43 (40.19%) Active Directory
5 42 (39.25%) Windows Server
6 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
7 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (26.17%) Cisco
8 28 (26.17%) DNS
8 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (24.30%) Citrix
10 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (19.63%) Firewall
11 21 (19.63%) ITIL
12 20 (18.69%) Migration
13 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
13 19 (17.76%) SQL
13 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (17.76%) Jenkins
14 18 (16.82%) DevOps
14 18 (16.82%) Puppet
14 18 (16.82%) Data Centre
14 18 (16.82%) SAN
14 18 (16.82%) NetApp
15 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
15 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
15 17 (15.89%) Oracle
16 16 (14.95%) Java
16 16 (14.95%) DHCP
16 16 (14.95%) HP

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 14 (13.08%) IIS
2 9 (8.41%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.54%) Jetty
4 7 (6.54%) Mongrel
4 7 (6.54%) nginx
4 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.67%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.87%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.87%) SAS
10 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.93%) CMS
10 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Office
2 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.54%) Google App Engine
3 7 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (5.61%) Office 365
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.17%) DNS
2 21 (19.63%) Firewall
3 18 (16.82%) SAN
4 16 (14.95%) DHCP
5 14 (13.08%) LAN
6 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
7 12 (11.21%) NAS
7 12 (11.21%) WAN
8 9 (8.41%) HTTP
9 8 (7.48%) IPsec
9 8 (7.48%) SSL
10 7 (6.54%) FTP
10 7 (6.54%) VPN
11 6 (5.61%) VLAN
12 4 (3.74%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.74%) VoIP
13 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.80%) Network Security
14 2 (1.87%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.67%) Ingres
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.74%) MySQL
6 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) Travis CI
4 5 (4.67%) Maven
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) DBA
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (3.74%) SQL DBA
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.74%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) Web Services
3 7 (6.54%) J2EE
3 7 (6.54%) Servlets
4 6 (5.61%) Middleware
5 5 (4.67%) MCollective
6 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.80%) CSS
6 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.80%) HTML
6 3 (2.80%) RESTful
6 3 (2.80%) Spring
6 3 (2.80%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) COM
7 1 (0.93%) LAMP
7 1 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.54%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.61%) Life Science
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Licensing
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.80%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.87%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
7 2 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (64.49%) Windows
2 47 (43.93%) Linux
3 42 (39.25%) Windows Server
4 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (26.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (12.15%) Unix
9 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
10 8 (7.48%) CentOS
10 8 (7.48%) Windows 10
11 7 (6.54%) SUSE
11 7 (6.54%) Ubuntu
12 5 (4.67%) OS/2
13 4 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (2.80%) AIX
15 2 (1.87%) Debian
16 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) ITIL
2 20 (18.69%) Migration
3 18 (16.82%) DevOps
4 17 (15.89%) Configuration Management
5 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (11.21%) Open Source
7 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.48%) Scrum
8 8 (7.48%) Service Management
9 7 (6.54%) Software Licensing
10 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.67%) Build Automation
11 5 (4.67%) Coaching
11 5 (4.67%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.67%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.67%) Service Design
12 4 (3.74%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (3.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.54%) Ruby
5 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) PHP
5 4 (3.74%) Python
6 3 (2.80%) VBScript
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) Korn
7 2 (1.87%) Perl
7 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.87%) VB
7 2 (1.87%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (12.15%) MCSE
5 8 (7.48%) CCNA
5 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.67%) MCSA
6 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.74%) MCP
8 3 (2.80%) CISSP
8 3 (2.80%) MCITP
8 3 (2.80%) SANS
8 3 (2.80%) SSCP
9 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.87%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) CCIE
10 1 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.93%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (40.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.02%) vSphere
3 14 (13.08%) XenApp
4 12 (11.21%) VMware ESX
5 10 (9.35%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (8.41%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (7.48%) ProxySG
8 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (5.61%) Xen
10 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.80%) KVM
12 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.87%) Dovecot
12 2 (1.87%) iptables
12 2 (1.87%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.87%) Squid
12 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.87%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) Puppet
2 13 (12.15%) SCOM
3 12 (11.21%) SCCM
4 9 (8.41%) ZABBIX
5 5 (4.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.67%) Data Guard
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.74%) WSUS
7 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.80%) QRadar
7 3 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.87%) Cacti
8 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.87%) Nagios
8 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
3 28 (26.17%) Cisco
4 26 (24.30%) Citrix
5 18 (16.82%) NetApp
6 17 (15.89%) Oracle
6 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
7 16 (14.95%) HP
8 12 (11.21%) IBM
9 9 (8.41%) Dell
10 8 (7.48%) Blue Coat
11 7 (6.54%) Google
12 6 (5.61%) Apple
12 6 (5.61%) AppSense
12 6 (5.61%) Symantec
13 5 (4.67%) Veeam
14 4 (3.74%) Intel Security
14 4 (3.74%) Polycom
14 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.80%) Veritas
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