Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.69% 4.18% 4.60%
As % of the System Software category 37.84% 30.67% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 31
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £414 £352 £319
90th Percentile £522 £483 £438
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +243.75% -62.13% -14.65%

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 37 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.10% 13.64% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 52
Lancashire median daily rate £440 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £279 £231 £263
90th Percentile £525 £575 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 18
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £11.78
90th Percentile £23.75 - £40.68
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.56% +14.29%

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 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 24 April 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
Chorley - 6 £520 - 1
Preston +4 5 £428 +1.18% 1
Blackpool - 2 £475 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) SCCM
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
6 5 (35.71%) PKI
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (28.57%) Change Control
7 4 (28.57%) Bomgar
7 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) VMware NSX
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP

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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) PKI
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (28.57%) VMware NSX
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 3 (21.43%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (14.29%) Packer
4 2 (14.29%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
3 4 (28.57%) Bomgar
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Veritas
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec