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 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 Server
Rank 157 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £245 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £22.50
VMware Server
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 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 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 - 1 £245 -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
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 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

VMware Server
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft