Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 41 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.18% 3.92% 7.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 9.89% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 26
Lancashire median daily rate £288 £500 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +14.61% +16.33%
10th Percentile £148 £434 £266
90th Percentile £396 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.29% - -
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +118.75% -22.82%

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 296 263 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 49.58% 39.67% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 162 138
Lancashire median daily rate £465 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% +11.48%
10th Percentile £281 £321 £324
90th Percentile £575 £600 £560
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 29
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.58 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.62% -44.94% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.60 £11.75 £10.71
90th Percentile £50.35 £46.30 £44.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% +12.90% -8.82%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019. 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 +8 3 £300 -39.39% 1
Preston -4 3 £215 -53.51% 2
Blackburn - 3 £381 -
Accrington - 2 £263 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 £255 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) PBX
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) ICT Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) BCP
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Server Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) UAG
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Mesos
2 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.69%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Sun