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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / North West
Rank 46 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 97 159 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 4.11% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 8.44% 9.87% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 96 64
Median daily rate £330 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.14% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £233 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £22.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +17.77%

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
1149 1611 1446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.69% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 748
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 88 108
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +28 52 £300 -7.69% 43
Merseyside +8 20 £375 -14.28% 3
Cheshire -16 9 £350 -17.64% 8
Lancashire -18 9 £395 -6.50% 3
Cumbria +12 3 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 156 (58.21%) Windows
2 117 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (41.79%) Active Directory
4 95 (35.45%) Linux
5 91 (33.96%) Windows Server
6 68 (25.37%) Citrix
6 68 (25.37%) Microsoft
7 58 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (21.27%) Oracle
9 55 (20.52%) Cisco
10 52 (19.40%) SQL Server
10 52 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (18.28%) Red Hat
11 49 (18.28%) Firewall
12 45 (16.79%) DNS
12 45 (16.79%) SQL
13 44 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (15.30%) DevOps
15 40 (14.93%) Puppet
15 40 (14.93%) Unix
16 37 (13.81%) SAN
16 37 (13.81%) Migration
17 36 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (13.43%) vSphere
17 36 (13.43%) Security Cleared
18 35 (13.06%) Jenkins
19 34 (12.69%) Data Centre
20 33 (12.31%) ITIL
21 32 (11.94%) DHCP
21 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003

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 22 (8.21%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.72%) IIS
3 10 (3.73%) Apache
3 10 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.73%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.87%) SAS
7 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.49%) nginx
9 3 (1.12%) Jetty
9 3 (1.12%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.75%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.75%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.73%) MS Office
2 10 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.24%) MS Project
3 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.34%) Office 365
4 5 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.12%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.28%) Firewall
2 45 (16.79%) DNS
3 37 (13.81%) SAN
4 32 (11.94%) DHCP
5 29 (10.82%) LAN
6 27 (10.07%) WAN
7 24 (8.96%) TCP/IP
8 20 (7.46%) VLAN
9 15 (5.60%) HTTP
10 14 (5.22%) SMTP
10 14 (5.22%) VPN
11 13 (4.85%) NAS
12 10 (3.73%) FTP
12 10 (3.73%) LDAP
13 9 (3.36%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (2.24%) Internet
15 6 (2.24%) Network Security
15 6 (2.24%) VoIP
15 6 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (5.22%) MySQL
5 10 (3.73%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.61%) Ingres
8 7 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (13.06%) Jenkins
2 28 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.87%) Maven
4 4 (1.49%) Subversion
5 3 (1.12%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.12%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (2.24%) Finance
1 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.12%) Banking
2 3 (1.12%) Local Government
3 1 (0.37%) Advertising
3 1 (0.37%) Back Office
3 1 (0.37%) German Language
3 1 (0.37%) Marketing
3 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (8.58%) Analyst
4 19 (7.09%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (5.60%) Architect
8 12 (4.48%) Designer
8 12 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (3.73%) Consultant
9 10 (3.73%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Administrator
10 9 (3.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (2.99%) DBA
11 8 (2.99%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (2.99%) SQL DBA
11 8 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (2.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.10%) Web Services
2 8 (2.99%) .NET
2 8 (2.99%) Middleware
2 8 (2.99%) SOAP
3 7 (2.61%) RESTful
4 6 (2.24%) CSS
4 6 (2.24%) HTML
4 6 (2.24%) Spring
4 6 (2.24%) Spring Boot
4 6 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.87%) MCollective
6 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.12%) J2EE
6 3 (1.12%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.12%) OpenID
6 3 (1.12%) SAML
6 3 (1.12%) Servlets
7 2 (0.75%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) REST
8 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.10%) Fat Client
3 11 (4.10%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.24%) Oracle Licensing
7 5 (1.87%) PKI
8 4 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.49%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.12%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.12%) BYOD
9 3 (1.12%) NHS
9 3 (1.12%) User Experience
10 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.75%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.75%) Life Science
10 2 (0.75%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 156 (58.21%) Windows
2 95 (35.45%) Linux
3 91 (33.96%) Windows Server
4 58 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (14.93%) Unix
8 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.97%) Solaris
10 14 (5.22%) CentOS
10 14 (5.22%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.48%) Ubuntu
12 10 (3.73%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (3.73%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.61%) SUSE
14 6 (2.24%) AIX
15 5 (1.87%) Debian
15 5 (1.87%) OS/2
16 2 (0.75%) HPUX
16 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.30%) DevOps
2 37 (13.81%) Migration
3 33 (12.31%) ITIL
4 24 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (8.21%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (6.34%) Open Source
8 15 (5.60%) Kanban
8 15 (5.60%) Server Building
9 14 (5.22%) Identity Management
10 12 (4.48%) Scrum
11 10 (3.73%) Service Management
12 9 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 9 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.36%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.36%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (3.36%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 8 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.79%) SQL
2 20 (7.46%) Java
3 16 (5.97%) Bash Shell
4 15 (5.60%) Python
5 10 (3.73%) Perl
5 10 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.73%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.36%) PHP
6 9 (3.36%) Ruby
7 8 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.87%) C
8 5 (1.87%) Korn
9 4 (1.49%) C++
10 3 (1.12%) VBScript
11 2 (0.75%) VB
11 2 (0.75%) VB6
12 1 (0.37%) COBOL
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.72%) MCSE
5 15 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.22%) CCNA
7 7 (2.61%) MCSA
7 7 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.24%) Degree
9 5 (1.87%) CCIE
9 5 (1.87%) ISEB
10 4 (1.49%) CCDP
10 4 (1.49%) CCNP
11 3 (1.12%) RHCE
12 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.75%) MCITP
12 2 (0.75%) MCP
13 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) GxP
System Software
1 117 (43.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 36 (13.43%) vSphere
4 27 (10.07%) VMware ESX
4 27 (10.07%) XenApp
5 17 (6.34%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.99%) ProxySG
9 7 (2.61%) Docker
9 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (2.24%) KVM
11 5 (1.87%) Dovecot
11 5 (1.87%) iptables
11 5 (1.87%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.87%) Squid
11 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (14.93%) Puppet
2 24 (8.96%) SCCM
3 20 (7.46%) SCOM
4 17 (6.34%) ZABBIX
5 11 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.10%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (3.73%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.73%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.61%) Ansible
8 7 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.24%) HAProxy
9 6 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (2.24%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (1.87%) Cacti
10 5 (1.87%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.87%) Nagios
10 5 (1.87%) OpenNebula
11 3 (1.12%) Graphite
11 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 68 (25.37%) Citrix
1 68 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 57 (21.27%) Oracle
3 55 (20.52%) Cisco
4 49 (18.28%) Red Hat
5 22 (8.21%) NetApp
6 21 (7.84%) HP
7 14 (5.22%) AppSense
8 11 (4.10%) Atlassian
8 11 (4.10%) Dell
8 11 (4.10%) Intel Security
9 9 (3.36%) EMC
9 9 (3.36%) IBM
10 8 (2.99%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.99%) Symantec
11 7 (2.61%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.61%) Veritas
12 6 (2.24%) Juniper
12 6 (2.24%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.24%) Sun
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