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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 37 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 182 182 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.52% 4.58% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 10.04% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 56
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 19
Median hourly rate £21.00 £49.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.57% +73.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +11.90%
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
1809 1812 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.92% 45.60% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 867 646
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 111 115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £49.50 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -5 75 £325 - 30
Cheshire +8 55 £425 +6.25% 3
Lancashire +9 38 £375 +36.36% 1
Merseyside -15 8 £375 +15.38% 7
Cumbria -1 2 £250 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 220 (66.67%) Windows
2 169 (51.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (42.73%) Active Directory
4 117 (35.45%) Windows Server
5 100 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 93 (28.18%) Linux
7 87 (26.36%) Citrix
8 86 (26.06%) Migration
9 82 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 64 (19.39%) HP
12 61 (18.48%) Security Cleared
13 60 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 59 (17.88%) Hyper-V
15 57 (17.27%) Cisco
16 54 (16.36%) DNS
17 52 (15.76%) SC Cleared
18 51 (15.45%) Data Centre
19 49 (14.85%) ITIL
20 46 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
21 45 (13.64%) SCCM
22 44 (13.33%) Unix
23 43 (13.03%) Oracle
23 43 (13.03%) Finance
24 41 (12.42%) PowerShell
25 39 (11.82%) Solaris
26 38 (11.52%) WAN
26 38 (11.52%) DHCP
26 38 (11.52%) SQL Server
26 38 (11.52%) Clustering

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 60 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 33 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 24 (7.27%) IIS
5 20 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (5.45%) Apache
8 15 (4.55%) Tuxedo
9 12 (3.64%) Tomcat
10 11 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (3.33%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.82%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.21%) SAS
13 4 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.61%) FileNet
14 2 (0.61%) Jetty
14 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (10.30%) MS Office
2 26 (7.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.06%) Office 365
2 15 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 8 (2.42%) SaaS
6 7 (2.12%) IaaS
6 7 (2.12%) PaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.36%) DNS
2 38 (11.52%) DHCP
2 38 (11.52%) WAN
3 34 (10.30%) Firewall
4 31 (9.39%) SAN
5 28 (8.48%) LAN
6 22 (6.67%) Skype
7 15 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 14 (4.24%) HTTP
8 14 (4.24%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.64%) VoIP
10 9 (2.73%) Internet
10 9 (2.73%) VLAN
11 8 (2.42%) VPN
12 7 (2.12%) FTP
12 7 (2.12%) IPsec
12 7 (2.12%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.12%) NAS
12 7 (2.12%) SSL
13 6 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) DB2
6 3 (0.91%) MySQL
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.61%) MS Access
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.42%) ClearCase
3 7 (2.12%) ClearQuest
4 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.82%) MSI
5 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.21%) Maven
6 4 (1.21%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.91%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.61%) CMake
8 2 (0.61%) Gradle
8 2 (0.61%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.61%) Toad
8 2 (0.61%) WiX
General
1 43 (13.03%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.64%) Banking
4 9 (2.73%) Local Government
5 6 (1.82%) Military
6 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.21%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (17.58%) Architect
2 36 (10.91%) Analyst
3 23 (6.97%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (5.45%) Designer
4 18 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 17 (5.15%) Citrix Specialist
6 15 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
7 14 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (3.64%) VMware Specialist
9 11 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (3.33%) Server Engineer
9 11 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (3.03%) Active Directory Engineer
10 10 (3.03%) Consultant
10 10 (3.03%) Lead Architect
10 10 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
10 10 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.55%) Middleware
2 6 (1.82%) .NET
2 6 (1.82%) J2EE
3 5 (1.52%) Servlets
3 5 (1.52%) SOAP
3 5 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.21%) Web Services
4 4 (1.21%) XML
5 3 (0.91%) DOM
5 3 (0.91%) J2SE
5 3 (0.91%) JMS
5 3 (0.91%) SAX
5 3 (0.91%) XML Schema
5 3 (0.91%) XSLT
5 3 (0.91%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.61%) REST
7 1 (0.30%) LAMP
7 1 (0.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 38 (11.52%) Clustering
3 30 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.36%) Fat Client
4 21 (6.36%) Private Cloud
4 21 (6.36%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.64%) FlexPod
6 11 (3.33%) Life Science
7 10 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
8 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.82%) NHS
10 5 (1.52%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.52%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.21%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.21%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.21%) iSeries
11 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.21%) PKI
11 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 220 (66.67%) Windows
2 117 (35.45%) Windows Server
3 93 (28.18%) Linux
4 82 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (13.33%) Unix
8 39 (11.82%) Solaris
9 34 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (9.09%) Windows 7
11 25 (7.58%) Windows 10
12 23 (6.97%) AIX
13 18 (5.45%) HPUX
14 15 (4.55%) Windows XP
15 9 (2.73%) CentOS
16 7 (2.12%) VME
16 7 (2.12%) Windows 8
17 5 (1.52%) Debian
17 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
18 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.06%) Migration
2 49 (14.85%) ITIL
3 28 (8.48%) Configuration Management
4 25 (7.58%) DevOps
5 24 (7.27%) Application Packaging
6 23 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (5.76%) Data Migration
7 19 (5.76%) Defect Management
7 19 (5.76%) Test Automation
8 18 (5.45%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.55%) SOA
11 15 (4.55%) Time Management
12 14 (4.24%) Load Balancing
13 13 (3.94%) Project Management
13 13 (3.94%) Re-Platforming
14 12 (3.64%) Open Source
15 10 (3.03%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.42%) PowerShell
2 28 (8.48%) SQL
3 24 (7.27%) Java
4 14 (4.24%) COBOL
5 11 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.33%) Python
6 10 (3.03%) Perl
7 8 (2.42%) C
7 8 (2.42%) PHP
8 7 (2.12%) C++
9 6 (1.82%) C#
9 6 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.52%) Korn
11 4 (1.21%) Lisp
12 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.91%) VB
12 3 (0.91%) VBScript
12 3 (0.91%) XPath
13 2 (0.61%) JCL
13 2 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.76%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.55%) MCSE
6 14 (4.24%) CCNA
6 14 (4.24%) MCSA
7 10 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.73%) MCITP
8 9 (2.73%) MCP
9 8 (2.42%) ISEB
10 7 (2.12%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (2.12%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.82%) CCNP
11 6 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.52%) CISM
12 5 (1.52%) CISSP
12 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.52%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 169 (51.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (42.73%) Active Directory
3 59 (17.88%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.30%) vSphere
5 32 (9.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (6.67%) XenApp
7 16 (4.85%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.64%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.73%) XenServer
10 6 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.52%) KVM
12 4 (1.21%) Brightmail
12 4 (1.21%) Dovecot
12 4 (1.21%) iptables
12 4 (1.21%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.21%) Squid
13 3 (0.91%) Firmware
13 3 (0.91%) NFS
13 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (13.64%) SCCM
2 32 (9.70%) SCOM
3 22 (6.67%) Puppet
4 14 (4.24%) vRealize
5 11 (3.33%) WSUS
6 9 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.52%) Cacti
7 5 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (1.52%) Nagios
7 5 (1.52%) OpenNebula
7 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.52%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.21%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.91%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.91%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.91%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 87 (26.36%) Citrix
3 64 (19.39%) HP
4 57 (17.27%) Cisco
5 43 (13.03%) Oracle
6 34 (10.30%) Red Hat
7 28 (8.48%) IBM
8 26 (7.88%) AppSense
9 23 (6.97%) Dell
10 22 (6.67%) EMC
11 20 (6.06%) NetApp
12 19 (5.76%) Veritas
13 16 (4.85%) Wyse
14 14 (4.24%) Sun
15 10 (3.03%) 3PAR
16 9 (2.73%) CheckPoint
17 8 (2.42%) Juniper
18 7 (2.12%) Symantec
19 5 (1.52%) IronPort
20 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £130 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 days ago