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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 131 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 1.35% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£425 £250 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +7.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £313 £319
% change year-on-year
-40.80% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% +5.45%
System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
282 296 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.56% 11.62% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 103 112
Average daily rate £275 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 50
Average hourly rate £14.67 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.75% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 11 July 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
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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
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - - - -
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England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) VMFS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) e-Health
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMFS
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) HP