Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 31 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.08% 3.63% 1.59%
As % of the System Software category 10.61% 31.03% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Lancashire median daily rate £369 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £171 £100 £170
90th Percentile £500 £538 £435
North West median daily rate £344 £311 £400
% change year-on-year +10.44% -22.19% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £43.00 -
North West median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year -54.49% +162.18% -30.81%

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 66 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.14% 11.69% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 40
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +28.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £224 £253 £121
90th Percentile £575 £568 £454
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £43.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.93% +196.55% -17.14%
10th Percentile £9.75 £38.20 £11.32
90th Percentile £19.05 £43.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.93% -3.45%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +6 5 £463 +2.21% 1
Blackburn - 2 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Packer
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) PBX
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Data Management
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Packer
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Nortel