Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 28 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.70% 4.52% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.11% 8.77% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 17
Merseyside median daily rate £200 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +11.11% +90.77%
10th Percentile £104 £330 £215
90th Percentile £431 £571 £453
North West median daily rate £314 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.36% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% -22.08% +12.41%

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 178 308 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.55% 51.51% 51.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 158 174
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £172 £271 £164
90th Percentile £584 £522 £513
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £19.75 £19.36 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 -3 18 £200 -51.52%
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) vSphere
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Ansible
7 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) DHCP
7 4 (22.22%) SUSE
7 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (22.22%) Terraform
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 3 (16.67%) GitLab
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (16.67%) Veeam
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7

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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) DSL
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) PABX
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.56%) VRRP
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) GitLab
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior ICT Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) SUSE
4 4 (22.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Release Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) vMotion
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) Meraki
7 1 (5.56%) Acronis
7 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL