Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 24 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.38% 2.47% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.68% 23.44% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 14
Merseyside median daily rate £213 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.33% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £201 £310 £206
90th Percentile £524 £600 £475
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +156.25% -58.58% +18.70%

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

All System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 62 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.22% 10.53% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 37
Merseyside median daily rate £200 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -17.65% +39.34%
10th Percentile £107 £193 £152
90th Percentile £563 £577 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 18
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.00 £9.83
90th Percentile £21.85 £19.36 £17.70
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% - +7.14%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool +3 6 £213 -35.61% 4
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (16.67%) MaaS360
5 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) ICT Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (33.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (16.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (16.67%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (16.67%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Ivanti
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft