Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 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.

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

VMware
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.87% 6.76% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.65% 14.61% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 11
Lancashire median daily rate £495 £448 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% +19.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £248 £302 £213
90th Percentile £581 £538 £433
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.50
North West median hourly rate £28.72 £15.50 £18.49
% change year-on-year +85.26% -16.17% +5.66%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 266 267 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.76% 46.27% 52.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 149 229
Lancashire median daily rate £474 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.57% +6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £263
90th Percentile £600 £570 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 48
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.37 £41.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.78% +8.55% +80.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.61 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.00 £61.54
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.33 £18.13
% change year-on-year +14.19% -15.45% +9.85%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 26 September 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
Blackpool -13 11 £495 +65.00% 1
Preston -2 8 £463 +2.78% 1
Chorley - 6 £516 -
Blackburn - 2 £250 - 3
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) DevOps
3 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (51.61%) Puppet
3 16 (51.61%) Python
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (38.71%) Artifactory
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Ruby
5 12 (38.71%) Perl
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Tuxedo
5 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
5 12 (38.71%) Middleware
5 12 (38.71%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
9 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
9 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) NetApp

VMware
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 12 (38.71%) Tuxedo
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) Artifactory
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.90%) CentOS
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Android
9 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.23%) HPUX
9 1 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (9.68%) Computer Security
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Coaching
9 1 (3.23%) High Availability
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Perl
2 12 (38.71%) Ruby
2 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.90%) VMware NSX
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Packer
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.45%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Bomgar
2 5 (16.13%) NetApp
3 4 (12.90%) EMC
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Veritas
4 3 (9.68%) Brocade
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) arcserve
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) Nortel
6 1 (3.23%) Sun