Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.62% 5.55% 6.56%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 10.00% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 44
Lancashire median daily rate £325 £225 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -26.63% +2.22%
10th Percentile £100 £143 £191
90th Percentile £538 £437 £410
North West median daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £14.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.72% -59.29% -
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -23.08% +11.43%

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 189 360 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 41.54% 55.47% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 228 242
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.14%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £205
90th Percentile £610 £544 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 35
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +59.09%
10th Percentile £35.19 £13.28 £12.90
90th Percentile £66.50 £66.01 £47.20
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.62% +10.03%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -8 8 £475 +58.33% 2
Blackpool +14 6 £288 -34.29% 1
Lytham St Annes +10 1 £305 -
Burnley +1 1 £238 +5.56%
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Symantec
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) IFS
8 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) XML Messaging
8 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) IIS
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Tuxedo
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMS
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Platform Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) Symantec
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) IFS
4 3 (14.29%) AppSense
4 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) webMethods
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault
5 1 (4.76%) Kaseya
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) Sun