Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for vMotion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vMotion over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 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.

VMware vSphere vMotion
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - +200 -
Contract jobs citing vMotion 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% - 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median daily rate £300 - £250
England median daily rate £518 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +29.38% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 - £16.63

vMotion is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 681 776 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.75% 13.52% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 517 401
North West median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £208 £275 £256
90th Percentile £635 £650 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 33
North West median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £15.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% +11.54% -10.34%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.25 £11.82
90th Percentile £43.55 £53.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

vMotion
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing vMotion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for vMotion in the North West

vMotion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vMotion in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for vMotion in the North West

vMotion
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vMotion within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Cheshire - 9 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing vMotion 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 North West region with a requirement for vMotion.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
1 10 (100.00%) vRealize
1 10 (100.00%) VMware NSX
2 9 (90.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (90.00%) vCenter Server
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (90.00%) VSAN
2 9 (90.00%) VMFS
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
2 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (90.00%) NFS
2 9 (90.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux

vMotion
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) iSCSI
1 9 (90.00%) VSAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) VMS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) High Availability
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) VCAP
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) VMware NSX
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) NFS
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (90.00%) VMFS
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) vRealize
2 9 (90.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft