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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 78 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 81 95 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.29% 2.15% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 23.01% 21.69% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 42
Median daily rate £425 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £227 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.88 £21.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £21.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-6.54% -
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
352 438 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.94% 9.90% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 239 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 67
Median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.42 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Manchester -2 53 £416 +11.00% 42
Cheshire 0 11 £463 +19.35% 8
Merseyside +3 7 £425 +6.25% 2
Lancashire +17 6 £263 +16.66%
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 144 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (54.86%) Windows
3 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 57 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 56 (38.89%) Linux
6 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 37 (25.69%) ITIL
8 35 (24.31%) DNS
9 34 (23.61%) Red Hat
10 33 (22.92%) Unix
11 32 (22.22%) Citrix
11 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (20.83%) HP
12 30 (20.83%) Migration
13 28 (19.44%) SCCM
14 27 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (18.75%) SAN
15 26 (18.06%) Cisco
15 26 (18.06%) LAN
16 25 (17.36%) Oracle
17 24 (16.67%) Firewall
17 24 (16.67%) vSphere
18 23 (15.97%) SCOM
18 23 (15.97%) Solaris
18 23 (15.97%) WAN
18 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
20 21 (14.58%) SQL

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 13 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.33%) Apache
3 10 (6.94%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.86%) IIS
6 6 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.47%) JBoss
7 5 (3.47%) SAS
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.39%) Liferay
10 2 (1.39%) nginx
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.56%) Office 365
4 6 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.78%) Google App Engine
5 4 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.39%) Engine Yard
7 2 (1.39%) GitHub
7 2 (1.39%) Heroku
7 2 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.31%) DNS
2 27 (18.75%) SAN
3 26 (18.06%) LAN
4 24 (16.67%) Firewall
5 23 (15.97%) WAN
6 20 (13.89%) DHCP
7 12 (8.33%) VPN
8 11 (7.64%) HTTP
8 11 (7.64%) iSCSI
9 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.25%) VLAN
9 9 (6.25%) VoIP
10 8 (5.56%) SSL
11 7 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (4.17%) Internet
12 6 (4.17%) LDAP
12 6 (4.17%) Network Security
12 6 (4.17%) Skype
12 6 (4.17%) SMTP
13 5 (3.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.78%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.08%) QlikView
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.39%) DB2
5 2 (1.39%) MS Access
5 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Ingres
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.78%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.08%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.08%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.39%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.39%) Introscope
5 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 14 (9.72%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 19 (13.19%) Architect
3 13 (9.03%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.86%) IT Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) IT Support
9 6 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Web Services
2 5 (3.47%) SOAP
3 4 (2.78%) Middleware
3 4 (2.78%) REST
4 3 (2.08%) J2EE
4 3 (2.08%) MCollective
5 2 (1.39%) .NET
5 2 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.39%) Servlets
5 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.39%) XSD
6 1 (0.69%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.94%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.17%) Life Science
4 6 (4.17%) PKI
5 5 (3.47%) Clustering
6 4 (2.78%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.08%) BYOD
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 2 (1.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.86%) Windows
2 57 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 56 (38.89%) Linux
4 33 (22.92%) Unix
5 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (15.97%) Solaris
7 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.64%) CentOS
10 8 (5.56%) AIX
10 8 (5.56%) Ubuntu
10 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 7 (4.86%) HPUX
12 5 (3.47%) Debian
13 3 (2.08%) OS/2
14 2 (1.39%) SUSE
14 2 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) ITIL
2 30 (20.83%) Migration
3 21 (14.58%) Virtual Environments
4 16 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.42%) DevOps
6 12 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.56%) Security Patching
10 7 (4.86%) Application Packaging
10 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (4.86%) Open Source
10 7 (4.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.17%) Service Design
12 5 (3.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.58%) SQL
2 16 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.42%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.03%) Python
5 12 (8.33%) Perl
6 10 (6.94%) Java
7 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.86%) C
9 6 (4.17%) PHP
10 5 (3.47%) Korn
10 5 (3.47%) Ruby
11 4 (2.78%) C++
12 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.72%) MCSE
4 12 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.64%) CCNA
6 10 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.25%) MCP
8 6 (4.17%) DBS Check
8 6 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.47%) MCSA
10 4 (2.78%) CISSP
10 4 (2.78%) EMCSA
11 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.08%) CISM
11 3 (2.08%) CISMP
11 3 (2.08%) Degree
12 2 (1.39%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.39%) CCNP
13 1 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.86%) SLA
3 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.67%) vSphere
3 12 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 12 (8.33%) XenApp
4 9 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (4.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.17%) iptables
8 5 (3.47%) Dovecot
8 5 (3.47%) KVM
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.47%) Sendmail
8 5 (3.47%) Squid
8 5 (3.47%) vCloud
8 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.78%) Xen
10 3 (2.08%) Firmware
10 3 (2.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) SCCM
2 23 (15.97%) SCOM
3 21 (14.58%) Puppet
4 14 (9.72%) WSUS
5 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.86%) Nagios
6 5 (3.47%) Cacti
6 5 (3.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (3.47%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.47%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.47%) OpenNebula
7 4 (2.78%) Ansible
7 4 (2.78%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.08%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.39%) DameWare
9 2 (1.39%) nmon
9 2 (1.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 34 (23.61%) Red Hat
4 32 (22.22%) Citrix
5 30 (20.83%) HP
6 26 (18.06%) Cisco
7 25 (17.36%) Oracle
8 13 (9.03%) IBM
9 10 (6.94%) Dell
10 8 (5.56%) AppSense
10 8 (5.56%) EMC
10 8 (5.56%) Intel Security
11 6 (4.17%) NetApp
11 6 (4.17%) Symantec
11 6 (4.17%) Veeam
12 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.78%) Atlassian
13 4 (2.78%) Bloomberg
13 4 (2.78%) Google
13 4 (2.78%) Reuters
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