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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 14 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.54% 3.85% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 7.69% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £503 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +31.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £503 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £503 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
VMware
Lancashire

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
50 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 44.25% 50.00% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 19
Median daily rate £335 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £306 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £503 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 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 Preston region with a requirement for VMware.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (30.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) WSUS

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft