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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 70 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 66 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 2.04% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 22.07% 20.07% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 46
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£300 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
- -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £26.60 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £55.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
299 299 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.37% 10.15% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 131 102
Average daily rate £300 £293 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 64
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.67 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Lancashire +6 24 £358 +68.23% 3
Manchester -11 18 £254 -15.33% 26
Cheshire -10 12 £265 -47.00% 14
Merseyside -6 6 £200 +9.58% 3
Cumbria -7 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) VMware
2 102 (82.26%) Windows
3 65 (52.42%) Microsoft
4 64 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (41.94%) Active Directory
6 48 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (30.65%) Citrix
8 35 (28.23%) DNS
9 31 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (25.00%) SAN
9 31 (25.00%) Linux
10 30 (24.19%) VMware ESX
11 28 (22.58%) DHCP
12 27 (21.77%) Cisco
13 26 (20.97%) MCSE
13 26 (20.97%) Hyper-V
14 25 (20.16%) XenApp
15 24 (19.35%) MS Exchange
16 22 (17.74%) WAN
16 22 (17.74%) LAN
16 22 (17.74%) Windows 7
17 20 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (16.13%) Symantec
18 19 (15.32%) Backup Exec
18 19 (15.32%) SCCM
18 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (14.52%) HP
19 18 (14.52%) ITIL
20 17 (13.71%) SQL
21 16 (12.90%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 24 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.87%) IIS
2 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.03%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.23%) nginx
6 4 (3.23%) Apache
6 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.42%) Jetty
7 3 (2.42%) Lync
8 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.81%) CMS
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Office
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.03%) Google App Engine
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.23%) DNS
2 31 (25.00%) SAN
3 28 (22.58%) DHCP
4 22 (17.74%) WAN
4 22 (17.74%) LAN
5 16 (12.90%) Firewall
6 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.84%) HTTP
8 5 (4.03%) FTP
8 5 (4.03%) Wireless
8 5 (4.03%) IPsec
9 4 (3.23%) VLAN
9 4 (3.23%) SSL
10 3 (2.42%) Internet
11 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (1.61%) NAS
11 2 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Local Government
3 4 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (8.87%) Support Consultant
2 11 (8.87%) Consultant
3 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 7 (5.65%) Server Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Administrator
8 5 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Wintel Support
9 4 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Designer
9 4 (3.23%) Architect
9 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) ODBC
2 3 (2.42%) Middleware
2 3 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.42%) J2EE
2 3 (2.42%) Servlets
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Replication
2 5 (4.03%) Open Source
3 4 (3.23%) Clustering
3 4 (3.23%) PKI
4 2 (1.61%) GIS
4 2 (1.61%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) e-Health
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 102 (82.26%) Windows
2 64 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (25.00%) Linux
5 22 (17.74%) Windows 7
6 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.06%) UNIX
9 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.81%) Solaris
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.52%) ITIL
2 13 (10.48%) Migration
3 11 (8.87%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.26%) DevOps
5 8 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (4.84%) Project Management
6 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.42%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.42%) Time Management
9 3 (2.42%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.61%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.61%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.71%) SQL
2 8 (6.45%) Java
3 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.42%) C
5 2 (1.61%) Python
5 2 (1.61%) Scala
5 2 (1.61%) Perl
5 2 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.97%) MCSE
3 20 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (10.48%) Degree
5 12 (9.68%) MCITP
6 10 (8.06%) MCP
7 9 (7.26%) VCP5
8 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.84%) MCSA
10 5 (4.03%) CCNA
10 5 (4.03%) MCTS
10 5 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.61%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
1 5 (4.03%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.19%) VMware ESX
3 26 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 25 (20.16%) XenApp
5 14 (11.29%) vSphere
6 11 (8.87%) XenServer
7 7 (5.65%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.84%) Xen
8 6 (4.84%) vCloud
9 3 (2.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.81%) VMFS
11 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Backup Exec
1 19 (15.32%) SCCM
2 15 (12.10%) SCOM
3 13 (10.48%) Puppet
4 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.03%) Ansible
6 3 (2.42%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.61%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.61%) WSUS
8 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.81%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (52.42%) Microsoft
3 38 (30.65%) Citrix
4 27 (21.77%) Cisco
5 20 (16.13%) Symantec
6 18 (14.52%) HP
7 16 (12.90%) Juniper
8 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.06%) Dell
9 10 (8.06%) Oracle
10 7 (5.65%) Compaq
11 6 (4.84%) NetApp
11 6 (4.84%) McAfee
12 5 (4.03%) Sophos
12 5 (4.03%) Google
12 5 (4.03%) EMC
13 4 (3.23%) Veeam
13 4 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (3.23%) AppSense
14 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
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