Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.15% 1.75% 2.60%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 15.87% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 21
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £395 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.25% +17.04% -3.57%
10th Percentile £100 £170 £206
90th Percentile £473 £430 £394
North West median daily rate £328 £363 £370
% change year-on-year -9.66% -2.03% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +156.25% -54.29% +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 42 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.46% 11.05% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 56
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £420 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +26.79% +10.42%
10th Percentile £294 £172 £180
90th Percentile £594 £575 £494
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -27.50% -9.09%
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.20% +1.67% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +3 7 £428 +2.40% 1
Blackpool - 2 £300 -
Chorley - 1 - - 2
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) IFS
7 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) XML Messaging
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 3 (21.43%) Change Control
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Architect
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Packer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) IFS
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) webMethods
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Sun