The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.22% 0.79% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 16.22% 7.41% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 27 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 13.70% 10.63% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £246 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) SUSE
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) NetApp
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) NAS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) GitLab
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Terraform
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Ansible
7 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) Microservices
7 3 (23.08%) API Design
7 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) GitLab
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Server Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Principal Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) SUSE
3 5 (38.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) API Design
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
2 3 (23.08%) Kanban
2 3 (23.08%) Microservices
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ansible
1 4 (30.77%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam