Period
to 20 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 20 October 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 18 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.17% 6.96% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 13.92% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Preston median daily rate £453 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.67% +78.57% -58.00%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £205
90th Percentile £538 £423 £215
Lancashire median daily rate £338 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Preston median hourly rate £39.00 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.94% - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +196.55% -34.09% -

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 Preston.

All Vendors
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 100 79 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 39.84% 50.00% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 39
Preston median daily rate £425 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -17.71% -
10th Percentile £325 £213 £158
90th Percentile £539 £450 £580
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £410 £438
% change year-on-year +3.66% -6.29% +31.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 14
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £26.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +42.14% +23.28%
10th Percentile £12.71 £20.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.00 £59.31 £42.01
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £30.15
% change year-on-year +8.97% +29.35% +41.12%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Preston

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Preston.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Preston

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Preston over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Preston

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Preston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Preston region with a requirement for VMware.

1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Puppet
4 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) PlateSpin
7 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) DB2
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) AIX
8 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maximo
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) zOS
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
3 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 2 (11.11%) Intel
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) IFS
4 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) webMethods