The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 151 133 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.33% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £185 £325
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
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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
433 299 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.29% 9.91% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 142 121
Average daily rate £310 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £337 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 70
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.03 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -33.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware Server
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 Server across the North West region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Server
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 Server across the North West region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware Server
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 Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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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
Manchester - 2 £350 - 1
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Server Building
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Server Support
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Building
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint