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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 38 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 149 137 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.68% 3.27% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 9.84% 8.22% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 68
Median daily rate £345 £370 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.85% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.85 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +2.22%
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
1514 1667 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.57% 39.81% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 883 816
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 102
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +32 88 £340 -2.85% 48
Cheshire -12 19 £388 -3.12% 13
Merseyside +7 15 £400 -5.88% 5
Lancashire -17 14 £206 -32.67% 6
Cumbria +15 4 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 181 (60.94%) Windows
2 132 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 127 (42.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 117 (39.39%) Windows Server
5 94 (31.65%) Microsoft
6 89 (29.97%) Linux
7 70 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (22.90%) Citrix
9 66 (22.22%) Cisco
10 63 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 57 (19.19%) Oracle
13 56 (18.86%) Firewall
14 53 (17.85%) DNS
15 48 (16.16%) Red Hat
16 47 (15.82%) ITIL
17 46 (15.49%) Migration
17 46 (15.49%) vSphere
18 45 (15.15%) Unix
19 44 (14.81%) SAN
20 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
20 43 (14.48%) SQL
21 42 (14.14%) DHCP
21 42 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 37 (12.46%) Puppet
22 37 (12.46%) Data Centre
23 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
23 36 (12.12%) LAN
24 35 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
24 35 (11.78%) DevOps

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 28 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.73%) IIS
3 13 (4.38%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.37%) Apache
5 10 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.03%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.36%) SAS
7 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.01%) nginx
11 2 (0.67%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.67%) CMS
11 2 (0.67%) JBoss
11 2 (0.67%) Jetty
11 2 (0.67%) Mongrel
12 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.71%) MS Office
3 10 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.02%) MS Project
4 6 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.74%) Office 365
3 19 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.67%) GitHub
7 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.86%) Firewall
2 53 (17.85%) DNS
3 44 (14.81%) SAN
4 42 (14.14%) DHCP
5 36 (12.12%) LAN
6 29 (9.76%) WAN
7 27 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 27 (9.09%) VLAN
8 14 (4.71%) HTTP
8 14 (4.71%) VPN
9 13 (4.38%) SMTP
10 12 (4.04%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.70%) NAS
12 10 (3.37%) LDAP
12 10 (3.37%) VoIP
13 9 (3.03%) FTP
13 9 (3.03%) Internet
13 9 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.03%) Wireless
14 8 (2.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.07%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (4.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (3.70%) MySQL
6 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.36%) Ingres
8 7 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.68%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.02%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.68%) Maven
5 3 (1.01%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.01%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.67%) JIRA
6 2 (0.67%) Subversion
6 2 (0.67%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.69%) Finance
3 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.01%) Banking
4 3 (1.01%) Local Government
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) German Language
5 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (9.76%) Analyst
3 24 (8.08%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.73%) Architect
6 17 (5.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (4.04%) Designer
9 11 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) Consultant
10 10 (3.37%) DBA
10 10 (3.37%) IT Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (3.37%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.03%) Administrator
11 9 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 8 (2.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.69%) SOAP
1 8 (2.69%) Web Services
2 7 (2.36%) .NET
3 6 (2.02%) Middleware
3 6 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.68%) MCollective
5 3 (1.01%) OAuth2
5 3 (1.01%) OpenID
5 3 (1.01%) SAML
6 2 (0.67%) J2EE
6 2 (0.67%) LAMP
6 2 (0.67%) Servlets
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) COM
7 1 (0.34%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) REST
7 1 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.46%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.71%) Fat Client
3 14 (4.71%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.02%) Oracle Licensing
7 5 (1.68%) PKI
7 5 (1.68%) Replication
8 4 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) NHS
8 4 (1.35%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.01%) BYOD
9 3 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.01%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) Life Science
9 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Licensing
9 3 (1.01%) User Experience
9 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 181 (60.94%) Windows
2 117 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 89 (29.97%) Linux
4 70 (23.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (15.15%) Unix
7 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (14.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (7.41%) Solaris
10 19 (6.40%) Windows 7
11 14 (4.71%) CentOS
12 12 (4.04%) Ubuntu
12 12 (4.04%) Windows 10
13 10 (3.37%) AIX
13 10 (3.37%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (2.02%) HPUX
14 6 (2.02%) SUSE
15 5 (1.68%) Debian
15 5 (1.68%) OS/2
16 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.82%) ITIL
2 46 (15.49%) Migration
3 35 (11.78%) DevOps
4 21 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (5.39%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (4.71%) Identity Management
7 13 (4.38%) Server Building
8 11 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (3.37%) Service Management
9 10 (3.37%) Software Licensing
9 10 (3.37%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (3.03%) Kanban
10 9 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 9 (3.03%) Patch Management
10 9 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
10 9 (3.03%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.48%) SQL
2 15 (5.05%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.71%) Bash Shell
4 13 (4.38%) Java
4 13 (4.38%) Python
5 10 (3.37%) Perl
5 10 (3.37%) PHP
6 9 (3.03%) Ruby
7 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.02%) C
9 5 (1.68%) Korn
10 4 (1.35%) C++
11 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.34%) COBOL
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.41%) MCSE
5 17 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.39%) CCNA
7 9 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.69%) MCSA
9 7 (2.36%) MCP
10 6 (2.02%) CCNP
10 6 (2.02%) Degree
10 6 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.68%) ISEB
12 4 (1.35%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.01%) RHCE
14 2 (0.67%) CCIE
14 2 (0.67%) MCITP
15 1 (0.34%) CCDP
15 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 132 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 127 (42.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (15.49%) vSphere
4 32 (10.77%) XenApp
5 30 (10.10%) VMware ESX
6 22 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.36%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.02%) KVM
10 6 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.68%) Docker
11 5 (1.68%) Dovecot
11 5 (1.68%) iptables
11 5 (1.68%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.68%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (12.46%) Puppet
2 29 (9.76%) SCCM
3 25 (8.42%) SCOM
4 17 (5.72%) ZABBIX
5 13 (4.38%) Backup Exec
5 13 (4.38%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (4.38%) WSUS
6 11 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.02%) Ansible
9 6 (2.02%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.68%) Cacti
10 5 (1.68%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.68%) Nagios
10 5 (1.68%) OpenNebula
11 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 94 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 68 (22.90%) Citrix
3 66 (22.22%) Cisco
4 57 (19.19%) Oracle
5 48 (16.16%) Red Hat
6 28 (9.43%) HP
7 21 (7.07%) NetApp
8 16 (5.39%) Intel Security
9 14 (4.71%) AppSense
9 14 (4.71%) EMC
10 13 (4.38%) Dell
11 12 (4.04%) IBM
12 11 (3.70%) Atlassian
12 11 (3.70%) Symantec
13 8 (2.69%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.36%) Clearswift
14 7 (2.36%) Veritas
15 6 (2.02%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.02%) Sun
15 6 (2.02%) Veeam
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