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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware 25 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 10.29% 4.59% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 20.66% 9.80% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
Median daily rate £449 £394 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -21.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 121 51 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 49.79% 46.79% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 22
Median daily rate £450 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £425 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% +46.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £20.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.10 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (63.33%) Linux
4 18 (60.00%) Migration
5 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
9 10 (33.33%) Middleware
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 8 (26.67%) PlateSpin
11 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
11 7 (23.33%) Replication
11 7 (23.33%) Unix
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.00%) IBM
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
13 4 (13.33%) PaaS
13 4 (13.33%) Puppet
13 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
13 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (13.33%) OpenShift
13 4 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (13.33%) Bluemix
13 4 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (13.33%) Ansible

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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Maximo
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Bluemix
1 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (13.33%) OpenShift
1 4 (13.33%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DSL
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Architect
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) AS400
3 3 (10.00%) iSeries
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) zOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
1 4 (13.33%) Salt
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Citrix
2 8 (26.67%) PlateSpin
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Intel
5 2 (6.67%) NETGEAR
5 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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