The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 3 months to 25 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18  
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.19% 2.80% 8.75%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 5.34% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £331 £325 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% +35.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 96 131 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 35.56% 52.40% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 66
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £286 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Liverpool

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VMware.

1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) DevOps
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
5 12 (38.71%) SUSE
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) vSphere
8 8 (25.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (25.81%) Office 365
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
9 7 (22.58%) Citrix
9 7 (22.58%) GitLab
9 7 (22.58%) Ansible
9 7 (22.58%) Terraform
10 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
10 6 (19.35%) Coaching
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Microservices
10 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (19.35%) API Design
10 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
10 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
10 6 (19.35%) BDD
10 6 (19.35%) Open Source
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) RESTful

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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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) G Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) NAS
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) DSL
3 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VRRP
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) GitLab
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Administrator
1 6 (19.35%) Server Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Principal Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) CSS
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) RESTful
1 6 (19.35%) Spring
1 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
4 12 (38.71%) SUSE
5 8 (25.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) API Design
2 6 (19.35%) BDD
2 6 (19.35%) Coaching
2 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (19.35%) Front End Development
2 6 (19.35%) Kanban
2 6 (19.35%) Microservices
2 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Scrum
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.23%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
1 7 (22.58%) Terraform
2 3 (9.68%) Packer
2 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) vMotion
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.68%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Acronis
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Meraki
7 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL