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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 36 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 166 171 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.68% 3.81% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 9.45% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 100 102
Median daily rate £375 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Median hourly rate £20.73 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.50 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £21.50 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+1.16% -5.24%
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
1628 1809 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.92% 40.33% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1041 814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 +1 102 £375 +16.27% 55
Lancashire +14 20 £225 - 2
Cheshire +8 20 £375 -3.22% 15
Merseyside -4 15 £425 - 5
Cumbria - 4 £375 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 193 (62.26%) Windows
2 145 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (46.45%) Active Directory
4 132 (42.58%) Windows Server
5 98 (31.61%) Microsoft
6 84 (27.10%) Linux
7 79 (25.48%) Citrix
8 76 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
9 71 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (21.94%) Cisco
11 59 (19.03%) Oracle
12 57 (18.39%) HP
12 57 (18.39%) Firewall
12 57 (18.39%) Migration
13 56 (18.06%) DNS
14 55 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 54 (17.42%) Unix
16 53 (17.10%) ITIL
17 49 (15.81%) SAN
18 47 (15.16%) SQL
19 46 (14.84%) Red Hat
20 43 (13.87%) Data Centre
21 40 (12.90%) LAN
22 39 (12.58%) DHCP
22 39 (12.58%) SCCM
23 38 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 36 (11.61%) vSphere
25 34 (10.97%) VMware ESX
25 34 (10.97%) XenApp

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 30 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.77%) IIS
3 17 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.16%) Apache
5 15 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.23%) JBoss
9 9 (2.90%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.26%) SAS
11 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.97%) nginx
14 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.65%) Mongrel
Applications
1 31 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.87%) MS Office
3 9 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.94%) MS Project
5 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.10%) Office 365
3 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.29%) GitHub
6 4 (1.29%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.65%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.65%) Heroku
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (18.39%) Firewall
2 56 (18.06%) DNS
3 49 (15.81%) SAN
4 40 (12.90%) LAN
5 39 (12.58%) DHCP
6 33 (10.65%) WAN
7 30 (9.68%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.77%) HTTP
9 20 (6.45%) VLAN
10 16 (5.16%) VPN
11 15 (4.84%) NetScaler
12 14 (4.52%) FTP
12 14 (4.52%) iSCSI
13 13 (4.19%) Internet
14 12 (3.87%) NAS
15 10 (3.23%) Network Security
15 10 (3.23%) SMTP
15 10 (3.23%) VoIP
16 9 (2.90%) SSL
16 9 (2.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.90%) MySQL
4 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.94%) DB2
7 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.97%) QlikView
10 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.65%) MS Access
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.65%) Redis
10 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.26%) ClearCase
4 6 (1.94%) JIRA
5 4 (1.29%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.29%) Travis CI
5 4 (1.29%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.97%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.65%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.65%) Introscope
7 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.65%) Maven
7 2 (0.65%) Subversion
7 2 (0.65%) Toad
8 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (7.10%) Finance
2 14 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.26%) Banking
4 6 (1.94%) Local Government
4 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) French Language
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (11.29%) Architect
1 35 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (10.97%) Analyst
3 20 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 18 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (5.81%) Citrix Specialist
5 17 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (4.19%) Administrator
8 13 (4.19%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (4.19%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (3.87%) IT Engineer
10 11 (3.55%) Server Engineer
10 11 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Consultant
11 10 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) OAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.13%) SOAP
2 15 (4.84%) Web Services
3 8 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (2.26%) REST
5 6 (1.94%) .NET
5 6 (1.94%) Middleware
6 5 (1.61%) XSD
7 4 (1.29%) MCollective
8 3 (0.97%) J2EE
9 2 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.65%) LAMP
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.65%) Servlets
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.32%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.87%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.77%) Fat Client
2 21 (6.77%) Thin Client
3 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.87%) Clustering
5 8 (2.58%) PKI
6 7 (2.26%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.94%) Life Science
7 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.61%) Replication
8 5 (1.61%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.29%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.29%) NHS
9 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 193 (62.26%) Windows
2 132 (42.58%) Windows Server
3 84 (27.10%) Linux
4 76 (24.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (22.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (17.42%) Unix
8 38 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (10.00%) Solaris
10 21 (6.77%) Windows 7
11 19 (6.13%) AIX
12 16 (5.16%) CentOS
13 11 (3.55%) Ubuntu
14 10 (3.23%) HPUX
15 8 (2.58%) Windows 10
16 7 (2.26%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.94%) SUSE
18 5 (1.61%) Debian
19 4 (1.29%) OS/2
20 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.39%) Migration
2 53 (17.10%) ITIL
3 25 (8.06%) DevOps
4 23 (7.42%) Configuration Management
5 21 (6.77%) Virtual Environments
6 18 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.48%) Application Packaging
8 13 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (4.19%) Patch Management
9 12 (3.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 12 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.55%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.55%) Security Patching
11 10 (3.23%) ERP
11 10 (3.23%) Server Building
11 10 (3.23%) Service Management
12 9 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (2.90%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.16%) SQL
2 29 (9.35%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.45%) Java
4 19 (6.13%) Bash Shell
5 16 (5.16%) Python
6 15 (4.84%) Perl
7 12 (3.87%) PHP
8 10 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.26%) C
9 7 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.26%) Ruby
10 5 (1.61%) Korn
11 4 (1.29%) C++
12 3 (0.97%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
14 1 (0.32%) COBOL
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.48%) CCNA
5 16 (5.16%) MCSE
6 13 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.90%) DBS Check
8 9 (2.90%) Degree
8 9 (2.90%) MCP
9 8 (2.58%) MCSA
9 8 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.94%) CCNP
11 5 (1.61%) ISEB
12 4 (1.29%) CISSP
12 4 (1.29%) EMCSA
13 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.97%) CISM
13 3 (0.97%) CISMP
13 3 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.58%) SLA
3 5 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.61%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 145 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (46.45%) Active Directory
3 36 (11.61%) vSphere
4 34 (10.97%) VMware ESX
4 34 (10.97%) XenApp
5 27 (8.71%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (4.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.58%) vCloud
9 8 (2.58%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.94%) iptables
12 5 (1.61%) Dovecot
12 5 (1.61%) KVM
12 5 (1.61%) Sendmail
12 5 (1.61%) Squid
12 5 (1.61%) Xen
13 4 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (12.58%) SCCM
2 32 (10.32%) Puppet
3 27 (8.71%) SCOM
4 19 (6.13%) WSUS
5 15 (4.84%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.55%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.55%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 9 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (2.26%) Data Guard
10 7 (2.26%) Nagios
11 6 (1.94%) Ansible
11 6 (1.94%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.61%) Cacti
12 5 (1.61%) OpenNebula
12 5 (1.61%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.97%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (0.97%) vMotion
13 3 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 79 (25.48%) Citrix
3 68 (21.94%) Cisco
4 59 (19.03%) Oracle
5 57 (18.39%) HP
6 46 (14.84%) Red Hat
7 26 (8.39%) EMC
8 23 (7.42%) AppSense
9 21 (6.77%) Intel Security
10 20 (6.45%) IBM
11 17 (5.48%) Dell
12 16 (5.16%) CheckPoint
13 13 (4.19%) NetApp
13 13 (4.19%) Wyse
14 11 (3.55%) Clearswift
14 11 (3.55%) Symantec
15 8 (2.58%) Veeam
16 7 (2.26%) Avaya
16 7 (2.26%) Palo Alto
16 7 (2.26%) Veritas
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