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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 63 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 106 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 2.45% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 24.77% 24.93% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 35
Median daily rate £409 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £33.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
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
428 361 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.98% 9.82% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 154
Median daily rate £400 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -28.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £20.19 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +19 45 £425 +41.66% 4
Manchester +4 44 £343 +9.60% 30
Lancashire -9 11 £425 +61.90% 3
Merseyside -9 2 £300 +4.34%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) VMware
2 128 (69.19%) Windows
3 84 (45.41%) Windows Server
4 79 (42.70%) Active Directory
5 66 (35.68%) Linux
6 65 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 56 (30.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (25.41%) Citrix
9 43 (23.24%) Migration
10 39 (21.08%) HP
10 39 (21.08%) Cisco
10 39 (21.08%) PowerShell
11 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
11 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
12 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (19.46%) Hyper-V
13 36 (19.46%) Finance
14 35 (18.92%) vSphere
15 33 (17.84%) DNS
15 33 (17.84%) SC Cleared
15 33 (17.84%) SCCM
16 32 (17.30%) SharePoint
17 31 (16.76%) ITIL
18 30 (16.22%) Skype for Business
19 29 (15.68%) WAN
20 28 (15.14%) MS Office
20 28 (15.14%) Data Centre
21 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (14.05%) Clustering
22 25 (13.51%) Firewall

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 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.30%) SharePoint
3 30 (16.22%) Skype for Business
4 20 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.95%) Apache
6 11 (5.95%) IIS
7 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.32%) OpenStack
9 7 (3.78%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.70%) JBoss
10 5 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.16%) SAS
11 4 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.08%) Jetty
13 2 (1.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 28 (15.14%) MS Office
2 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.32%) Office 365
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.16%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.16%) SaaS
6 3 (1.62%) IaaS
6 3 (1.62%) PaaS
6 3 (1.62%) SoftLayer
7 2 (1.08%) Engine Yard
7 2 (1.08%) GitHub
7 2 (1.08%) Heroku
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.84%) DNS
2 29 (15.68%) WAN
3 25 (13.51%) Firewall
3 25 (13.51%) Skype
4 24 (12.97%) SAN
5 23 (12.43%) DHCP
6 17 (9.19%) LAN
7 10 (5.41%) VoIP
8 9 (4.86%) HTTP
9 7 (3.78%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.78%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.70%) Internet
10 5 (2.70%) MRTG
10 5 (2.70%) NAS
10 5 (2.70%) SSL
11 4 (2.16%) FTP
11 4 (2.16%) IMAP
11 4 (2.16%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.16%) SMTP
11 4 (2.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) MySQL
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.08%) DB2
3 2 (1.08%) MS Access
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.78%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.70%) Travis CI
5 4 (2.16%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.08%) CMake
7 2 (1.08%) Gradle
7 2 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.08%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.08%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.08%) Toad
7 2 (1.08%) WiX
8 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (19.46%) Finance
2 13 (7.03%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.41%) Banking
4 6 (3.24%) Military
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Local Government
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (18.38%) Architect
2 20 (10.81%) Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (7.03%) Designer
5 12 (6.49%) VMware Specialist
6 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.32%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Citrix Specialist
10 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Support
10 7 (3.78%) IT Architect
10 7 (3.78%) IT Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.78%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Administrator
11 6 (3.24%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) Web Services
2 5 (2.70%) .NET
2 5 (2.70%) SOAP
3 4 (2.16%) J2EE
3 4 (2.16%) Middleware
4 3 (1.62%) REST
4 3 (1.62%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.08%) MCollective
5 2 (1.08%) Servlets
5 2 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.08%) XSD
6 1 (0.54%) LAMP
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 26 (14.05%) Clustering
3 18 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.49%) Life Science
5 11 (5.95%) Fat Client
5 11 (5.95%) Thin Client
6 9 (4.86%) FlexPod
6 9 (4.86%) VCE vBlock
7 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.24%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.70%) EMC VNX
8 5 (2.70%) PKI
9 4 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.62%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.62%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.08%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.08%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 128 (69.19%) Windows
2 84 (45.41%) Windows Server
3 66 (35.68%) Linux
4 56 (30.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (14.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (13.51%) Windows 10
8 23 (12.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (12.43%) Unix
9 22 (11.89%) Solaris
10 18 (9.73%) Windows 7
11 14 (7.57%) AIX
12 12 (6.49%) HPUX
13 11 (5.95%) CentOS
14 7 (3.78%) Ubuntu
15 5 (2.70%) Debian
16 4 (2.16%) Mac OS
16 4 (2.16%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.54%) SUSE
17 1 (0.54%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.24%) Migration
2 31 (16.76%) ITIL
3 22 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (11.35%) Test Automation
5 17 (9.19%) Configuration Management
5 17 (9.19%) DevOps
6 16 (8.65%) Software Engineering
7 14 (7.57%) Data Migration
7 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.03%) Application Packaging
8 13 (7.03%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.95%) Time Management
10 9 (4.86%) Project Management
11 8 (4.32%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.32%) Defect Management
12 7 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.24%) Patch Management
13 6 (3.24%) Software Testing
14 5 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.81%) SQL
3 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.11%) Python
5 13 (7.03%) Java
6 12 (6.49%) Perl
7 9 (4.86%) C
8 7 (3.78%) C++
8 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.24%) C#
9 6 (3.24%) PHP
9 6 (3.24%) Ruby
10 5 (2.70%) Korn
11 2 (1.08%) COBOL
11 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.84%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.49%) MCSE
5 10 (5.41%) CCNA
6 6 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.24%) MCP
6 6 (3.24%) MCSA
6 6 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.70%) Degree
7 5 (2.70%) ISEB
7 5 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.16%) CISM
8 4 (2.16%) CISSP
8 4 (2.16%) EMCSA
8 4 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.62%) CCNP
9 3 (1.62%) CISMP
9 3 (1.62%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.46%) Hyper-V
3 35 (18.92%) vSphere
4 10 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.41%) XenApp
5 6 (3.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.70%) Firmware
6 5 (2.70%) iptables
6 5 (2.70%) KVM
6 5 (2.70%) XenServer
7 4 (2.16%) Brightmail
7 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.16%) Dovecot
7 4 (2.16%) NFS
7 4 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.16%) Sendmail
7 4 (2.16%) Squid
8 3 (1.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (17.84%) SCCM
2 24 (12.97%) SCOM
3 18 (9.73%) Puppet
4 10 (5.41%) vRealize
5 7 (3.78%) Nagios
5 7 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.70%) Cacti
6 5 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.70%) OpenNebula
6 5 (2.70%) WSUS
7 4 (2.16%) Ansible
7 4 (2.16%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.62%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.62%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.62%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.62%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.08%) DameWare
9 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 185 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (25.41%) Citrix
4 39 (21.08%) Cisco
4 39 (21.08%) HP
5 25 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 19 (10.27%) IBM
7 17 (9.19%) Oracle
8 15 (8.11%) Dell
9 13 (7.03%) Sun
10 12 (6.49%) NetApp
10 12 (6.49%) Veritas
11 8 (4.32%) AppSense
11 8 (4.32%) EMC
12 6 (3.24%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.24%) Wyse
13 5 (2.70%) Avaya
13 5 (2.70%) BMC
13 5 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.16%) Compaq
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