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 3 months to 28 March 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.48% 2.06% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 16.00% 17.95% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 39 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.53% 11.50% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £470 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 7 £350 -17.64% 6
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (50.00%) NetApp
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) SUSE
5 6 (42.86%) NAS
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Principal Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (42.86%) SUSE
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) API Design
1 3 (21.43%) BDD
1 3 (21.43%) Coaching
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
1 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
1 3 (21.43%) Kanban
1 3 (21.43%) Microservices
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum
1 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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