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 24 June 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.

VMware
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.73% 3.36% 6.75%
As % of the Vendors category 19.08% 7.01% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 20
Median daily rate £450 £415 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +44.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £375 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £435 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.12% +31.25%  

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 152 214 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.78% 47.98% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 95
Median daily rate £450 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £19.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% +4.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.90 £31.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 25 £449 +13.96% 3
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
1 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 21 (58.33%) Migration
3 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 13 (36.11%) DNS
6 13 (36.11%) Citrix
7 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (33.33%) Middleware
8 9 (25.00%) IBM
8 9 (25.00%) PlateSpin
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) Unix
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) Replication
10 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 5 (13.89%) DHCP
12 5 (13.89%) SAN
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle
12 5 (13.89%) SAP
13 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
13 4 (11.11%) PaaS
13 4 (11.11%) Puppet

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 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) SAS
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Maximo
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Bluemix
1 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) DSL
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.56%) MPLS
3 2 (5.56%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (19.44%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) AS400
3 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) iSeries
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) DataPower
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) AIX
6 3 (8.33%) zOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) HPUX
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 4 (11.11%) DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
4 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
1 4 (11.11%) Salt
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.56%) vMotion
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Citrix
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
2 9 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 3 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Intel
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Kaseya
6 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
6 2 (5.56%) NETGEAR
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) BeyondTrust
7 1 (2.78%) Canon
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.78%) ScanSafe
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago