Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.70% 2.62% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 12.12% 28.57% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Lancashire median daily rate £281 £269 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -27.78%
10th Percentile £187 £100 £137
90th Percentile £498 £538 £291
North West median daily rate £375 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +22.95% -12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% - -
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £43.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -56.40% +186.67% -57.14%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 14.06% 9.17% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 41
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £263 £271 £143
90th Percentile £725 £581 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £14.25 £43.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.86% +68.63% +30.77%
10th Percentile £9.75 £38.20 £10.83
90th Percentile £19.13 £43.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% +9.53% +3.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 8 £375 -28.57% 4
Blackburn - 2 £250 -
Blackpool -13 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
4 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Packer
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) CentOS
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Packer
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) jetNEXUS
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard