The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.33% 9.74% 8.42%
As % of the Vendors category 7.95% 19.44% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 17
Median daily rate £415 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £41.13 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 88 216 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.90% 50.12% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 130 106
Median daily rate £431 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 16
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +203.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 5 £415 +10.66% 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) RHCE
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Remedy
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365

VMware
Top Related 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) DSL
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) VRRP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Kaseya
3 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Canon
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
Preston, Lancashire
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