Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 24 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.68% 5.96% 4.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 12.28% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 21
Merseyside median daily rate £118 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.35% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £95 £305 £253
90th Percentile £211 £600 £500
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £18.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +62.71% -45.37% +20.00%

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 180 285 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.27% 48.55% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 179 181
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £182 £265 £178
90th Percentile £583 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +39.23%
10th Percentile £11.27 £14.17 £13.10
90th Percentile £23.43 £27.75 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +6.06%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -14 10 £118 -70.63% 7
Wirral +7 1 - -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
7 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) NAS
7 2 (16.67%) Veeam
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GitLab
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (16.67%) ICT Technician
1 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support
1 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Senior ICT Technician
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Technician
1 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft