Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 27 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.55% 5.87% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 13.03% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 16
Merseyside median daily rate £310 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -22.35% +30.77%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £225
90th Percentile £480 £600 £500
North West median daily rate £358 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +8.33% -17.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £24.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -54.29% +47.37%

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 209 261 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 44.37% 45.08% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 195
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £302 £271 £235
90th Percentile £555 £540 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.75 £16.18 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.02% +2.73% +21.15%
10th Percentile £12.05 £14.17 £10.30
90th Percentile £19.10 £17.73 £40.63
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £16.18 £21.50
% change year-on-year -0.53% -24.74% +28.19%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 8 £315 -4.55% 3
Wirral - 1 - - 1
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Administrator
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (8.33%) Network Communications Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Server Support
2 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) BYOD
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (8.33%) MaaS360
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) HP
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