The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.55% 5.41% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 12.12% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +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 Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 51.14% 44.59% 48.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 33
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +22.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Preston region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Preston

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Preston region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Preston region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
5 1 (12.50%) Redis
5 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
5 1 (12.50%) vCloud
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Rundeck
1 1 (12.50%) Salt
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Black Duck
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype
2 1 (12.50%) Veracode