The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 36 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 181 172 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.58% 4.68% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 10.08% 10.32% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 66
Median daily rate £370 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.41 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -22.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.20 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.15 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +25.00%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1795 1666 1320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.41% 45.30% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 829 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 110 110
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware
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 across the North West region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VMware
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 across the North West region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 84 £325 +4.41% 42
Cheshire +7 66 £425 +6.25% 7
Lancashire -5 19 £406 +54.76% 7
Merseyside -15 8 £325 +30.00% 5
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware.

1 221 (64.06%) Windows
2 181 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (44.93%) Active Directory
4 131 (37.97%) Windows Server
5 105 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 100 (28.99%) Linux
7 97 (28.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (26.09%) Citrix
9 82 (23.77%) Migration
10 75 (21.74%) HP
11 74 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 59 (17.10%) Cisco
13 57 (16.52%) Security Cleared
14 56 (16.23%) Hyper-V
14 56 (16.23%) MS Exchange
15 53 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 53 (15.36%) Data Centre
16 51 (14.78%) DNS
17 50 (14.49%) SCCM
18 49 (14.20%) SC Cleared
19 48 (13.91%) ITIL
19 48 (13.91%) Finance
20 47 (13.62%) SQL Server
20 47 (13.62%) PowerShell
21 46 (13.33%) Oracle
22 43 (12.46%) Unix
23 39 (11.30%) SharePoint
23 39 (11.30%) Clustering
24 38 (11.01%) Red Hat
24 38 (11.01%) vSphere

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.30%) SharePoint
3 32 (9.28%) Skype for Business
4 25 (7.25%) IIS
5 22 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (5.51%) Apache
7 14 (4.06%) Tuxedo
8 13 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (3.77%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.61%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.32%) JBoss
10 8 (2.32%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.16%) SAS
12 4 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.58%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (10.14%) MS Office
2 25 (7.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.80%) Office 365
2 19 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.32%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.74%) IaaS
7 6 (1.74%) PaaS
7 6 (1.74%) SaaS
8 4 (1.16%) Google App Engine
8 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.87%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.58%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.58%) GitHub
10 2 (0.58%) Heroku
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.78%) DNS
2 37 (10.72%) Firewall
3 35 (10.14%) SAN
4 34 (9.86%) DHCP
4 34 (9.86%) WAN
5 29 (8.41%) LAN
6 25 (7.25%) Skype
7 18 (5.22%) NetScaler
8 13 (3.77%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.48%) HTTP
9 12 (3.48%) Internet
10 10 (2.90%) VLAN
10 10 (2.90%) VoIP
11 9 (2.61%) NAS
12 8 (2.32%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.03%) FTP
13 7 (2.03%) VPN
14 6 (1.74%) MPLS
14 6 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.16%) DB2
4 4 (1.16%) MySQL
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.58%) MS Access
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.74%) MSI
5 5 (1.45%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.45%) Travis CI
6 4 (1.16%) ClearQuest
6 4 (1.16%) JIRA
6 4 (1.16%) TestDirector
6 4 (1.16%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.58%) Gradle
8 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.58%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 48 (13.91%) Finance
2 16 (4.64%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.48%) Banking
4 10 (2.90%) Local Government
5 6 (1.74%) Military
6 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.87%) Retail
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (17.68%) Architect
2 36 (10.43%) Analyst
3 24 (6.96%) Citrix Specialist
4 20 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (5.80%) Support Engineer
5 19 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (5.22%) Designer
7 17 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 14 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
11 12 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
12 11 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.90%) Administrator
13 10 (2.90%) Consultant
13 10 (2.90%) Lead Architect
13 10 (2.90%) Server Engineer
13 10 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.64%) Middleware
2 14 (4.06%) Web Services
3 11 (3.19%) SOAP
4 6 (1.74%) .NET
4 6 (1.74%) REST
5 5 (1.45%) XSD
6 4 (1.16%) J2EE
7 3 (0.87%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.58%) MCollective
8 2 (0.58%) Servlets
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.29%) LAMP
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.29%) XML
9 1 (0.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.36%) Data Centre
2 39 (11.30%) Clustering
3 29 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.25%) Fat Client
4 25 (7.25%) Thin Client
5 22 (6.38%) Private Cloud
6 12 (3.48%) Life Science
7 8 (2.32%) FlexPod
8 7 (2.03%) HP Storage
9 6 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.74%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.74%) NHS
10 5 (1.45%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.45%) PKI
10 5 (1.45%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.45%) VCE vBlock
11 4 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.16%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 221 (64.06%) Windows
2 131 (37.97%) Windows Server
3 100 (28.99%) Linux
4 97 (28.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (15.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (12.46%) Unix
8 37 (10.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (9.86%) Windows 7
10 32 (9.28%) Solaris
11 25 (7.25%) Windows 10
12 20 (5.80%) AIX
13 13 (3.77%) CentOS
14 12 (3.48%) HPUX
14 12 (3.48%) Windows XP
15 7 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.03%) VME
15 7 (2.03%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.45%) Debian
17 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.77%) Migration
2 48 (13.91%) ITIL
3 33 (9.57%) Application Packaging
4 31 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 29 (8.41%) DevOps
6 23 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.09%) Test Automation
9 19 (5.51%) Data Migration
9 19 (5.51%) Defect Management
10 17 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.64%) Software Engineering
12 15 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.35%) SOA
12 15 (4.35%) Time Management
13 14 (4.06%) Load Balancing
13 14 (4.06%) Project Management
14 13 (3.77%) Re-Platforming
15 10 (2.90%) Capacity Management
15 10 (2.90%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.62%) PowerShell
2 33 (9.57%) SQL
3 30 (8.70%) Java
4 17 (4.93%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.64%) Python
6 14 (4.06%) COBOL
7 12 (3.48%) Perl
8 9 (2.61%) C
8 9 (2.61%) PHP
9 7 (2.03%) C++
9 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.74%) C#
10 6 (1.74%) Ruby
11 5 (1.45%) Korn
12 4 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.16%) Lisp
13 3 (0.87%) VB
13 3 (0.87%) VBScript
14 2 (0.58%) JCL
Qualifications
1 57 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.64%) MCSE
5 15 (4.35%) MCSA
6 13 (3.77%) CCNA
7 11 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.61%) MCITP
8 9 (2.61%) MCP
9 8 (2.32%) ISEB
10 7 (2.03%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (2.03%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.74%) Degree
11 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.45%) CCNP
12 5 (1.45%) CISM
12 5 (1.45%) CISSP
12 5 (1.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.74%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.74%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 181 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 155 (44.93%) Active Directory
3 56 (16.23%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.01%) vSphere
5 32 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (6.09%) XenApp
7 17 (4.93%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (2.90%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.45%) Firmware
11 5 (1.45%) iptables
11 5 (1.45%) KVM
11 5 (1.45%) NFS
11 5 (1.45%) XenServer
12 4 (1.16%) Brightmail
12 4 (1.16%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.16%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 50 (14.49%) SCCM
2 33 (9.57%) SCOM
3 26 (7.54%) Puppet
4 14 (4.06%) vRealize
5 9 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.61%) WSUS
6 7 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.03%) Nagios
7 6 (1.74%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.74%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.45%) Ansible
8 5 (1.45%) Cacti
8 5 (1.45%) OpenNebula
9 4 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.87%) vMotion
Vendors
1 105 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 90 (26.09%) Citrix
3 75 (21.74%) HP
4 59 (17.10%) Cisco
5 46 (13.33%) Oracle
6 38 (11.01%) Red Hat
7 29 (8.41%) AppSense
8 26 (7.54%) EMC
9 25 (7.25%) IBM
10 22 (6.38%) Dell
11 20 (5.80%) NetApp
11 20 (5.80%) Wyse
12 17 (4.93%) Veritas
13 11 (3.19%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.90%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.90%) Sun
15 8 (2.32%) Juniper
16 6 (1.74%) Symantec
17 5 (1.45%) Avaya
17 5 (1.45%) BMC
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