Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.44% 6.64% 6.52%
As % of the Vendors category 8.97% 15.00% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 48
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £428 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.89% +14.07% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £331
90th Percentile £525 £540 £438
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £383
% change year-on-year +7.14% -8.62% +19.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.50 - £27.00
10th Percentile £21.25 - £13.13
90th Percentile £23.75 - £42.63
North West median hourly rate £28.13 £16.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +75.78% -23.81% -6.67%

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 234 240 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.30% 44.28% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 121 258
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £440 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +13.18% -2.81%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £254
90th Percentile £598 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 66
Lancashire median hourly rate £33.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% +12.00% +127.27%
10th Percentile £18.95 £11.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £62.25 £46.67 £57.52
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Preston +2 9 £430 +1.18% 2
Chorley - 8 £520 - 1
Blackpool - 3 £325 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (52.38%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) NetApp
6 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) SCCM
7 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (28.57%) Bomgar
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Project Management
7 6 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
8 5 (23.81%) VMware NSX
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
8 5 (23.81%) Clustering
8 5 (23.81%) Veritas
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 5 (23.81%) vSphere

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) Solaris
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (23.81%) Change Control
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) SFIA
8 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (23.81%) VMware NSX
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) vCenter Server
3 4 (19.05%) Puppet
4 3 (14.29%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (14.29%) Packer
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
5 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) NetApp
2 6 (28.57%) Bomgar
3 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) Veritas
4 4 (19.05%) Brocade
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) arcserve
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Mitel
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec