Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.57% 1.91% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 10.61% 15.28% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Merseyside median daily rate £575 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -5.88% +25.93%
10th Percentile £379 £330 £350
90th Percentile £625 £400 £571
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £405
% change year-on-year -3.57% -13.58% +26.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £17.75 £16.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year +10.94% +7.56% -30.81%

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 66 72 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.80% 12.50% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 19
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £148 £113 £311
90th Percentile £553 £575 £524
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.15 £16.41 £16.50
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.13 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.19% +4.63% -3.57%

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 September 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 September 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 +6 4 £475 +18.75% 3
Southport - 3 £600 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) VMware NSX
4 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) PSTN
5 1 (14.29%) SMS

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) PSTN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) VSAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware NSX
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam