Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.46% 1.21% 3.48%
As % of the System Software category 27.50% 11.76% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 29
Lancashire median daily rate £300 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -25.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £100 £137 £206
90th Percentile £538 £405 £422
North West median daily rate £300 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.45% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year +162.18% -57.50% +48.94%

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 40 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.93% 10.32% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 67
Lancashire median daily rate £483 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.46% -3.70% +17.39%
10th Percentile £271 £123 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £466
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +2.67% +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -15.94% -15.85%
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 - 5 £488 - 1
Blackpool +16 1 £300 -33.33%
Burnley +2 1 £238 +5.56%
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Symantec
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) IFS
6 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
6 4 (36.36%) XML Messaging
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) webMethods
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Life Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) IFS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) webMethods
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (9.09%) CommVault
6 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
6 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Sun