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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 49 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 134 232 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.57% 6.24% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 7.90% 13.70% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 134 73
Median daily rate £355 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Median hourly rate £15.13 £19.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.66% +7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +19.72%
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
1696 1693 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.20% 45.52% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 856 671
Median daily rate £400 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 110 95
Median hourly rate £19.20 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 June 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 25 June 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 -27 66 £325 +4.83% 32
Cheshire -7 42 £405 +8.00% 10
Lancashire -14 14 £414 +43.91% 3
Merseyside -24 8 £325 +35.41% 7
Cumbria - 1 £250 - 2
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 207 (66.56%) Windows
2 167 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (48.23%) Active Directory
4 134 (43.09%) Windows Server
5 100 (32.15%) Microsoft
6 97 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (26.05%) Citrix
8 79 (25.40%) Linux
9 70 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (20.90%) HP
11 61 (19.61%) Migration
12 58 (18.65%) Cisco
12 58 (18.65%) MS Exchange
13 53 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (17.04%) Security Cleared
14 52 (16.72%) DNS
15 49 (15.76%) ITIL
15 49 (15.76%) PowerShell
15 49 (15.76%) Hyper-V
15 49 (15.76%) SCCM
16 47 (15.11%) Finance
17 46 (14.79%) SQL Server
17 46 (14.79%) SC Cleared
18 43 (13.83%) vSphere
19 42 (13.50%) Unix
20 40 (12.86%) SharePoint
20 40 (12.86%) Data Centre
21 38 (12.22%) SAN
22 37 (11.90%) SQL
22 37 (11.90%) Firewall

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 58 (18.65%) MS Exchange
2 40 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 34 (10.93%) Skype for Business
4 22 (7.07%) IIS
4 22 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (6.11%) Apache
6 15 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.50%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (3.22%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.57%) JBoss
10 8 (2.57%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.29%) SAS
13 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (9.65%) MS Office
2 21 (6.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.07%) Office 365
2 19 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.61%) IaaS
6 5 (1.61%) PaaS
6 5 (1.61%) SaaS
7 4 (1.29%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.96%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.64%) Engine Yard
9 2 (0.64%) GitHub
9 2 (0.64%) Heroku
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.72%) DNS
2 38 (12.22%) SAN
3 37 (11.90%) Firewall
4 36 (11.58%) DHCP
5 30 (9.65%) LAN
6 29 (9.32%) WAN
7 27 (8.68%) Skype
8 16 (5.14%) TCP/IP
9 14 (4.50%) NetScaler
10 13 (4.18%) HTTP
11 12 (3.86%) VLAN
12 11 (3.54%) Internet
12 11 (3.54%) VoIP
13 10 (3.22%) NAS
14 8 (2.57%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (2.25%) FTP
15 7 (2.25%) VPN
16 6 (1.93%) MPLS
16 6 (1.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.61%) MySQL
3 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.29%) DB2
5 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (5.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.93%) JIRA
3 5 (1.61%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.61%) Travis CI
4 4 (1.29%) ClearQuest
4 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.29%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.64%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.64%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.64%) Introscope
6 2 (0.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.64%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.64%) Toad
6 2 (0.64%) WiX
General
1 47 (15.11%) Finance
2 15 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.54%) Banking
4 8 (2.57%) Local Government
5 5 (1.61%) Military
6 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (13.83%) Architect
2 31 (9.97%) Analyst
3 23 (7.40%) Support Engineer
4 22 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (6.11%) Citrix Specialist
6 17 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (5.14%) Designer
7 16 (5.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (4.50%) Wintel Engineer
9 13 (4.18%) Administrator
9 13 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Server Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) VMware Specialist
11 10 (3.22%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.22%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.50%) Web Services
2 11 (3.54%) SOAP
3 6 (1.93%) .NET
3 6 (1.93%) REST
4 5 (1.61%) XSD
5 3 (0.96%) J2EE
5 3 (0.96%) Middleware
5 3 (0.96%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.64%) MCollective
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.64%) Servlets
6 2 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 34 (10.93%) Clustering
3 26 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.43%) Fat Client
4 20 (6.43%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.22%) Life Science
6 7 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.93%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.61%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.61%) HP Storage
8 5 (1.61%) PKI
8 5 (1.61%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.29%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.96%) iSeries
10 3 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 207 (66.56%) Windows
2 134 (43.09%) Windows Server
3 97 (31.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (25.40%) Linux
5 70 (22.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (13.50%) Unix
8 33 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (9.00%) Windows 7
10 27 (8.68%) Windows 10
11 25 (8.04%) Solaris
12 17 (5.47%) AIX
13 13 (4.18%) CentOS
14 7 (2.25%) HPUX
14 7 (2.25%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.25%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.93%) Windows XP
16 5 (1.61%) Debian
17 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.61%) Migration
2 49 (15.76%) ITIL
3 26 (8.36%) Application Packaging
4 23 (7.40%) Configuration Management
4 23 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (6.75%) Test Automation
6 18 (5.79%) DevOps
7 16 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.14%) Software Engineering
7 16 (5.14%) Virtual Environments
8 15 (4.82%) Data Migration
8 15 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.82%) Time Management
9 14 (4.50%) Load Balancing
10 13 (4.18%) Project Management
11 11 (3.54%) Capacity Management
12 10 (3.22%) Service Management
13 8 (2.57%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (2.57%) Defect Management
13 8 (2.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 37 (11.90%) SQL
3 17 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 16 (5.14%) Java
4 16 (5.14%) Python
5 12 (3.86%) Perl
6 9 (2.89%) C
7 8 (2.57%) PHP
7 8 (2.57%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.25%) C++
9 6 (1.93%) C#
9 6 (1.93%) Ruby
10 5 (1.61%) Korn
11 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.96%) Lisp
12 3 (0.96%) VB
12 3 (0.96%) VBScript
13 2 (0.64%) JCL
14 1 (0.32%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (17.04%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.79%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.14%) MCSE
5 14 (4.50%) MCSA
6 13 (4.18%) CCNA
7 11 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.89%) MCP
9 8 (2.57%) ISEB
10 7 (2.25%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.25%) MCITP
11 6 (1.93%) Degree
11 6 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.61%) CCNP
12 5 (1.61%) CISM
12 5 (1.61%) CISSP
12 5 (1.61%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.57%) QA
3 6 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 167 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (48.23%) Active Directory
3 49 (15.76%) Hyper-V
4 43 (13.83%) vSphere
5 23 (7.40%) XenApp
6 20 (6.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (6.11%) VMware ESX
8 13 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.54%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (3.22%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.93%) Firmware
13 5 (1.61%) iptables
13 5 (1.61%) KVM
13 5 (1.61%) NFS
13 5 (1.61%) vCloud
13 5 (1.61%) XenServer
14 4 (1.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 49 (15.76%) SCCM
2 33 (10.61%) SCOM
3 27 (8.68%) Puppet
4 23 (7.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 14 (4.50%) vRealize
6 11 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.22%) WSUS
8 9 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (2.57%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (2.25%) Nagios
11 6 (1.93%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.61%) Ansible
12 5 (1.61%) Cacti
12 5 (1.61%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.61%) OpenNebula
12 5 (1.61%) SCOrch
13 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
13 4 (1.29%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 100 (32.15%) Microsoft
2 81 (26.05%) Citrix
3 65 (20.90%) HP
4 58 (18.65%) Cisco
5 35 (11.25%) Red Hat
6 34 (10.93%) Oracle
7 25 (8.04%) EMC
8 23 (7.40%) AppSense
9 21 (6.75%) NetApp
10 18 (5.79%) IBM
11 16 (5.14%) Veritas
12 15 (4.82%) Wyse
13 13 (4.18%) Dell
14 11 (3.54%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.57%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.57%) Symantec
16 6 (1.93%) Intel Security
16 6 (1.93%) Juniper
17 5 (1.61%) Avaya
17 5 (1.61%) BMC
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