Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 42 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -26 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 23 22 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.17% 3.83% 8.78%
As % of the Vendors category 14.84% 7.69% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 64
Lancashire median daily rate £306 £263 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -30.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £100 £150 £243
90th Percentile £444 £431 £492
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £385
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.03% +3.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.86% -65.00% +46.68%
10th Percentile £18.98 £10.65 £28.33
90th Percentile £43.00 £15.55 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +103.39% -57.86% +55.56%

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 155 286 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.83% 49.74% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 197 224
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £283 £295 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £510
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 73
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £41.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +11.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £25.20 £13.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £68.62 £50.75 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.68% -9.38% +25.00%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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 +9 9 £281 -33.82%
Preston +7 8 £428 +3.01%
Chorley - 1 - -
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) DNS
6 7 (30.43%) Puppet
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (21.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (17.39%) IFS
9 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 4 (17.39%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Change Control
9 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (17.39%) DevOps

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 (13.04%) JBoss
1 3 (13.04%) Tuxedo
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Platform Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.35%) iptables
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
4 2 (8.70%) Packer
5 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IFS
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) CommVault
4 1 (4.35%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus