Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -27 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.34% 4.55% 3.51%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 36.92% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 23
Lancashire median daily rate £510 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +19.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £447 £352 £359
90th Percentile £523 £527 £438
North West median daily rate £350 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £42.25
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £42.63
% change year-on-year +48.44% -62.46% +89.44%

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 54 65 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.01% 12.31% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 54
Lancashire median daily rate £467 £449 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.07% +19.67% +27.12%
10th Percentile £362 £293 £222
90th Percentile £525 £543 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 14
Lancashire median hourly rate £18.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £10.50 - £12.00
90th Percentile £122.63 - £43.00
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% -3.57%

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 23 July 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 - 5 £520 -
Preston -1 2 £463 +3.06% 3
Blackpool - 1 £475 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) PKI
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) vCenter Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware NSX
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Bomgar
6 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) IBM BigFix

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 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Product Management
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware NSX
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) vCenter Server
3 3 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (22.22%) Packer
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Bomgar
3 4 (44.44%) Brocade
3 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec