Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.26% 4.15% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.93% 10.83% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £204 £113 £206
90th Percentile £625 £400 £474
North West median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £11.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +118.75% -22.82% +6.31%

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 203 240 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 45.82% 38.28% 53.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 136 184
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -6.45% +19.23%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £269
90th Percentile £555 £538 £501
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 18
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -5.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £10.23
90th Percentile £17.56 £16.18 £16.50
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% +3.03%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 5 £375 -6.25% 8
Southport - 3 £600 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (20.00%) Terraform
4 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) SQL

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SMS
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft