Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.43% 1.68% 3.29%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 18.52% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Merseyside median daily rate £300 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% +99.75%
10th Percentile £220 £330 £223
90th Percentile £380 £571 £471
North West median daily rate £300 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.35% +23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year +162.18% -57.50% +48.94%

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 77 54 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.78% 9.06% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 40
Merseyside median daily rate £225 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +12.50% +23.89%
10th Percentile £112 £329 £163
90th Percentile £558 £571 £479
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 16
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% +0.63% +16.33%
10th Percentile £11.30 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.35 £18.64 £17.38
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 +5 7 £300 -27.27% 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) GitLab
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) ICT Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Meraki