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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / North West
Rank 52 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 91 166 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.51% 4.33% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 8.30% 10.27% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 107 76
Median daily rate £325 £381 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £509 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%

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
1097 1616 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.29% 42.14% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 882 758
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 118 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +18 49 £325 +8.33% 43
Merseyside +8 20 £330 -22.35% 7
Cheshire -7 9 £350 -6.66% 12
Lancashire -16 8 £405 +4.51% 2
Cumbria +3 1 - - 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 142 (58.44%) Windows
2 107 (44.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (40.33%) Active Directory
4 91 (37.45%) Linux
5 89 (36.63%) Windows Server
6 71 (29.22%) Microsoft
7 60 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (24.28%) Citrix
9 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (18.52%) Cisco
11 44 (18.11%) Red Hat
11 44 (18.11%) Firewall
11 44 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (16.87%) DNS
13 39 (16.05%) vSphere
13 39 (16.05%) DevOps
14 38 (15.64%) Puppet
15 37 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
15 37 (15.23%) ITIL
15 37 (15.23%) Oracle
16 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 34 (13.99%) Jenkins
18 32 (13.17%) Security Cleared
19 31 (12.76%) SQL
20 30 (12.35%) Migration
21 29 (11.93%) Unix
21 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
21 29 (11.93%) Data Centre
22 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
23 26 (10.70%) SAN

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 (9.05%) IIS
2 20 (8.23%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.53%) Apache
5 8 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.88%) Jetty
6 7 (2.88%) Mongrel
6 7 (2.88%) nginx
6 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.06%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.23%) SAS
9 2 (0.82%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.70%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.82%) Office 365
4 7 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.88%) Google App Engine
4 7 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) G Suite
8 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.11%) Firewall
2 41 (16.87%) DNS
3 26 (10.70%) SAN
4 24 (9.88%) DHCP
5 23 (9.47%) WAN
6 22 (9.05%) LAN
6 22 (9.05%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.17%) VLAN
8 14 (5.76%) NAS
9 9 (3.70%) HTTP
9 9 (3.70%) VPN
10 8 (3.29%) FTP
10 8 (3.29%) IPsec
10 8 (3.29%) LDAP
10 8 (3.29%) SSL
11 7 (2.88%) Wireless
12 6 (2.47%) Internet
12 6 (2.47%) SMTP
13 5 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.53%) MySQL
4 10 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.88%) Ingres
6 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.65%) Redis
9 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (13.99%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.88%) Travis CI
4 5 (2.06%) Maven
4 5 (2.06%) Subversion
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.41%) GitLab
General
1 9 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.88%) Finance
3 3 (1.23%) Local Government
4 2 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) German Language
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (10.70%) Analyst
3 23 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (4.94%) Administrator
7 11 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) Consultant
8 10 (4.12%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Architect
10 8 (3.29%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (2.88%) Windows Administrator
12 6 (2.47%) DBA
12 6 (2.47%) Infrastructure Support
12 6 (2.47%) Linux Specialist
12 6 (2.47%) SQL DBA
12 6 (2.47%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) .NET
2 11 (4.53%) Web Services
3 7 (2.88%) J2EE
3 7 (2.88%) Middleware
3 7 (2.88%) RESTful
3 7 (2.88%) Servlets
3 7 (2.88%) Spring
4 6 (2.47%) CSS
4 6 (2.47%) HTML
4 6 (2.47%) Spring Boot
5 5 (2.06%) MCollective
6 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.23%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.23%) OpenID
6 3 (1.23%) SAML
7 2 (0.82%) REST
8 1 (0.41%) Akka
8 1 (0.41%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.53%) Fat Client
3 11 (4.53%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.47%) Life Science
6 6 (2.47%) Oracle Licensing
7 5 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) PKI
8 4 (1.65%) Smartcard
8 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.23%) Clustering
9 3 (1.23%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.82%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.82%) iPhone
10 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.82%) Replication
10 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 142 (58.44%) Windows
2 91 (37.45%) Linux
3 89 (36.63%) Windows Server
4 60 (24.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (20.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (18.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (11.93%) Unix
7 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.17%) Windows 7
9 11 (4.53%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (4.12%) SUSE
11 8 (3.29%) CentOS
11 8 (3.29%) Solaris
11 8 (3.29%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.06%) OS/2
13 4 (1.65%) AIX
14 2 (0.82%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.05%) DevOps
2 37 (15.23%) ITIL
3 30 (12.35%) Migration
4 21 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 18 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (7.41%) Open Source
6 14 (5.76%) Identity Management
7 13 (5.35%) Kanban
7 13 (5.35%) Service Management
8 12 (4.94%) Scrum
9 10 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (4.12%) Server Building
10 8 (3.29%) Coaching
10 8 (3.29%) High Availability
10 8 (3.29%) Project Management
10 8 (3.29%) Software Licensing
11 7 (2.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 7 (2.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.76%) SQL
2 25 (10.29%) Java
3 15 (6.17%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.53%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.12%) Python
6 8 (3.29%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.29%) Ruby
6 8 (3.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.47%) Perl
7 6 (2.47%) PHP
8 3 (1.23%) VBScript
9 2 (0.82%) C
9 2 (0.82%) Korn
9 2 (0.82%) VB
9 2 (0.82%) VB6
10 1 (0.41%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.41%) Scala
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.82%) MCSE
5 18 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.76%) CCNA
7 7 (2.88%) CCNP
8 6 (2.47%) CCIE
8 6 (2.47%) MCSA
8 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.06%) CCDP
10 4 (1.65%) MCP
11 3 (1.23%) CISSP
11 3 (1.23%) MCITP
11 3 (1.23%) RHCE
11 3 (1.23%) SANS
11 3 (1.23%) SSCP
12 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 107 (44.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (40.33%) Active Directory
3 39 (16.05%) vSphere
4 26 (10.70%) XenApp
5 22 (9.05%) Hyper-V
6 17 (7.00%) VMware ESX
7 10 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.29%) Docker
8 8 (3.29%) ProxySG
9 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (2.47%) Xen
11 3 (1.23%) KVM
11 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.82%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.82%) iptables
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (15.64%) Puppet
2 22 (9.05%) SCCM
3 16 (6.58%) SCOM
3 16 (6.58%) ZABBIX
4 11 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.29%) Ansible
6 8 (3.29%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.06%) Data Guard
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (1.65%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.65%) WSUS
10 3 (1.23%) Graphite
10 3 (1.23%) Graylog
10 3 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.23%) QRadar
10 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.28%) Citrix
3 45 (18.52%) Cisco
4 44 (18.11%) Red Hat
5 37 (15.23%) Oracle
6 24 (9.88%) NetApp
7 20 (8.23%) HP
8 15 (6.17%) IBM
9 14 (5.76%) AppSense
10 11 (4.53%) Palo Alto
11 10 (4.12%) Dell
12 9 (3.70%) Atlassian
13 8 (3.29%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.29%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.29%) Google
14 7 (2.88%) Juniper
14 7 (2.88%) Symantec
15 6 (2.47%) Apple
15 6 (2.47%) Veritas
16 5 (2.06%) Intel Security
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago