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 3 months to 23 June 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.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19  
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.83% 2.70% 6.70%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 5.26% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £288 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +19.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.89% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 128 171 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.67% 51.35% 54.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 76
Median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 +7 14 £331 +15.21% 2
Prescot - 1 £300 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 19 (54.29%) Windows
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) DevOps
4 12 (34.29%) SUSE
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
6 10 (28.57%) vSphere
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Citrix
8 8 (22.86%) Office 365
8 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
8 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
8 8 (22.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (20.00%) GitLab
9 7 (20.00%) Terraform
9 7 (20.00%) Ansible
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) Spring
10 6 (17.14%) Scrum
10 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) MySQL
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) CSS

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) G Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) NAS
2 5 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) DSL
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VRRP
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) GitLab
3 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
1 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Administrator
1 7 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) RESTful
1 6 (17.14%) Spring
1 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) BYOD
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (34.29%) SUSE
4 8 (22.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) API Design
2 6 (17.14%) BDD
2 6 (17.14%) Coaching
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (17.14%) Front End Development
2 6 (17.14%) Kanban
2 6 (17.14%) Microservices
2 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 6 (17.14%) Scrum
2 6 (17.14%) TDD
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Server Building
5 1 (2.86%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) vSphere
3 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Ansible
1 7 (20.00%) Terraform
2 3 (8.57%) Packer
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.57%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) Acronis
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL