The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the North West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 137 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.081% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 0.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £288 - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +28.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - £13.50
System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
378 234 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.96% 9.52% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 72 92
Average daily rate £260 £254 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -18.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 49 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Server
England

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 4 £325 -
Cheshire - - - -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 5 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware