Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 21 October 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.

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

VMware
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.83% 3.74% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 6.05% 9.85% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Merseyside median daily rate £431 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.82% -35.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £285 £106 £328
90th Percentile £625 £416 £571
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £11.00
North West median hourly rate £28.72 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +68.91% +13.33% -17.81%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 215 203 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 46.74% 37.94% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 125 173
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £230 £160 £263
90th Percentile £600 £554 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 20
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -9.34% -14.39%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £10.45
90th Percentile £19.65 £19.35 £18.97
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.85
% change year-on-year +9.38% -19.40% +16.76%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Merseyside

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Merseyside

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Merseyside

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Merseyside

VMware
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 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -5 9 £363 +45.00% 10
Southport - 3 £600 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) Network Design
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) PSTN
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) VMware NSX
6 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (15.38%) Terraform
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP

VMware
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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) PSTN
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) WLAN
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) DMZ
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) ISDN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Informix
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) B2C
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) VMware NSX
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) OVSD
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Brocade
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Acronis
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam