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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 27 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.86% 5.84% 7.61%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 41.67% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 17
Median daily rate £418 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18 60 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 8.57% 14.02% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 27
Median daily rate £420 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +16.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 15
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Preston -1 4 £418 +11.33% 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) Symantec
6 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
7 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (25.00%) Clustering
7 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Kaseya
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Canon
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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