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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 96 67 91
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 62 78 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.64% 2.38% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 20.26% 31.97% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 22
Average daily rate £375 £375 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 £41.02 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
306 244 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.07% 7.46% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 90 129
Average daily rate £340 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £219 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 58
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +5 27 £313 -21.38% 12
Manchester -35 16 £425 +21.42% 23
Lancashire -7 11 £375 +15.38% 1
Cumbria +2 4 £350 - 2
Merseyside -1 4 £438 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (67.47%) Windows
3 67 (40.36%) Microsoft
4 65 (39.16%) Active Directory
5 58 (34.94%) Cisco
6 56 (33.73%) Citrix
6 56 (33.73%) Windows Server
7 53 (31.93%) Linux
8 45 (27.11%) DNS
9 41 (24.70%) DHCP
10 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (22.89%) Hyper-V
11 37 (22.29%) Data Centre
11 37 (22.29%) WAN
11 37 (22.29%) HP
12 33 (19.88%) SAN
12 33 (19.88%) Migration
13 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (18.07%) Solaris
15 29 (17.47%) vSphere
16 28 (16.87%) SQL
17 27 (16.27%) MS Exchange
18 26 (15.66%) Firewall
19 25 (15.06%) ITIL
19 25 (15.06%) PowerShell
20 24 (14.46%) LAN
21 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
22 22 (13.25%) XenApp
23 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.43%) IIS
4 12 (7.23%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.42%) Apache
7 8 (4.82%) Jetty
7 8 (4.82%) nginx
7 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
8 7 (4.22%) Skype for Business
9 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (3.01%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.41%) Tuxedo
11 3 (1.81%) SAS
11 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.81%) Sonic ESB
11 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Office
2 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.63%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (6.63%) Google App Engine
2 11 (6.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (5.42%) Office 365
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.81%) PaaS
5 3 (1.81%) SaaS
6 2 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.60%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.11%) DNS
2 41 (24.70%) DHCP
3 37 (22.29%) WAN
4 33 (19.88%) SAN
5 26 (15.66%) Firewall
6 24 (14.46%) LAN
7 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP
8 14 (8.43%) HTTP
9 13 (7.83%) VoIP
10 11 (6.63%) FTP
10 11 (6.63%) IPsec
11 9 (5.42%) NAS
12 8 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (4.22%) SSL
14 6 (3.61%) Wireless
15 5 (3.01%) iSCSI
15 5 (3.01%) VLAN
15 5 (3.01%) VPN
15 5 (3.01%) WLAN
16 4 (2.41%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.81%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (9.64%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Banking
2 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Back Office
3 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.20%) Military
3 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Front Office
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Architect
2 23 (13.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 19 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.24%) Consultant
4 17 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.02%) Administrator
6 10 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (4.22%) IT Architect
9 7 (4.22%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.22%) IT Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.22%) IT Support
9 7 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.61%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.01%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.42%) J2EE
2 8 (4.82%) .NET
2 8 (4.82%) Middleware
2 8 (4.82%) Servlets
3 3 (1.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.64%) Clustering
3 10 (6.02%) VCE vBlock
4 9 (5.42%) FlexPod
5 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.22%) Replication
6 5 (3.01%) Life Science
7 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.81%) HACMP
7 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.81%) PKI
7 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.20%) BYOD
8 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.20%) IVR
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.47%) Windows
2 56 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 53 (31.93%) Linux
4 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (18.07%) Solaris
7 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (12.05%) Unix
9 17 (10.24%) AIX
10 13 (7.83%) HPUX
10 13 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.61%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.61%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.41%) CentOS
12 4 (2.41%) Debian
12 4 (2.41%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.41%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.41%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.81%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.88%) Migration
2 25 (15.06%) ITIL
3 16 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.64%) DevOps
4 14 (8.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.02%) High Availability
5 10 (6.02%) Open Source
6 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.42%) Project Management
7 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.22%) Automated Testing
8 7 (4.22%) Load Balancing
8 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.22%) Time Management
8 7 (4.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (3.01%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.01%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.87%) SQL
2 25 (15.06%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.23%) Java
4 6 (3.61%) C
4 6 (3.61%) C++
4 6 (3.61%) Perl
4 6 (3.61%) Python
4 6 (3.61%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.01%) PHP
6 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.41%) Korn
7 3 (1.81%) C#
8 2 (1.20%) COBOL
8 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.24%) MCSE
3 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.83%) CCNA
5 9 (5.42%) MCITP
6 8 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.01%) MCSA
8 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.81%) CISSP
8 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 2 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.20%) Degree
9 2 (1.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.60%) CCEA
10 1 (0.60%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 65 (39.16%) Active Directory
2 38 (22.89%) Hyper-V
3 29 (17.47%) vSphere
4 22 (13.25%) XenApp
5 17 (10.24%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.43%) Xen
7 12 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (7.23%) XenServer
8 9 (5.42%) VMware ESX
9 7 (4.22%) KVM
9 7 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.41%) Brightmail
10 4 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (2.41%) Veritas File System
10 4 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.81%) Dovecot
11 3 (1.81%) iptables
11 3 (1.81%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.81%) Squid
12 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) SCCM
2 17 (10.24%) Puppet
3 10 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.61%) SCOM
4 6 (3.61%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.41%) Cacti
5 4 (2.41%) Nagios
5 4 (2.41%) OpenNebula
5 4 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.41%) vRealize
5 4 (2.41%) WSUS
6 3 (1.81%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.81%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.20%) SmoothWall
7 2 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.20%) vMotion
7 2 (1.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (40.36%) Microsoft
3 58 (34.94%) Cisco
4 56 (33.73%) Citrix
5 37 (22.29%) HP
6 20 (12.05%) Oracle
7 18 (10.84%) Dell
8 17 (10.24%) IBM
9 14 (8.43%) Red Hat
9 14 (8.43%) Sun
10 11 (6.63%) Google
10 11 (6.63%) NetApp
11 10 (6.02%) EMC
12 9 (5.42%) 3PAR
12 9 (5.42%) Symantec
13 8 (4.82%) ThinPrint
13 8 (4.82%) Veritas
14 7 (4.22%) Compaq
15 6 (3.61%) Avaya
15 6 (3.61%) Intel Security
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £42.25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago