The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.53% 1.40% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 28.26% 16.28% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Average daily rate £442 £409 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% +48.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £269 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +31.25%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
138 86 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.49% 8.61% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 39 27
Average daily rate £425 £425 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 18 £440 +31.34% 4
Chester - 9 £425 - 4
Macclesfield -4 2 £500 -
Knutsford -16 1 £500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) Linux
4 28 (43.75%) Migration
5 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
6 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
7 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
9 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
10 18 (28.13%) WAN
10 18 (28.13%) Cisco
10 18 (28.13%) vSphere
10 18 (28.13%) Skype for Business
11 17 (26.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (26.56%) Skype
11 17 (26.56%) Windows 10
11 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
11 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
12 16 (25.00%) SAN
12 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 15 (23.44%) SCCM
13 15 (23.44%) MS Office
14 14 (21.88%) Solaris
14 14 (21.88%) Citrix
14 14 (21.88%) HP
14 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
14 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
15 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
15 13 (20.31%) Sun

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 18 (28.13%) Skype for Business
3 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
3 17 (26.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.81%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) IaaS
2 3 (4.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) WAN
2 17 (26.56%) Skype
3 16 (25.00%) SAN
4 7 (10.94%) Firewall
5 6 (9.38%) DNS
5 6 (9.38%) LAN
6 5 (7.81%) NAS
6 5 (7.81%) VoIP
7 4 (6.25%) DHCP
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
8 2 (3.13%) ISDN
8 2 (3.13%) WLAN
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.13%) CMake
3 2 (3.13%) Gradle
3 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.13%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) WiX
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) Designer
3 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.94%) IT Architect
4 7 (10.94%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Architect
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Build Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.75%) Clustering
3 9 (14.06%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (12.50%) FlexPod
5 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.56%) BYOD
8 1 (1.56%) CMDB
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (68.75%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (26.56%) Windows 10
6 14 (21.88%) Solaris
7 12 (18.75%) AIX
8 10 (15.63%) HPUX
9 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (9.38%) Unix
12 2 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (20.31%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.63%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
7 5 (7.81%) ITIL
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
7 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (7.81%) System Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Application Packaging
8 4 (6.25%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.13%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.69%) CCNA
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) vSphere
3 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.13%) Veritas File System
7 2 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.13%) XenApp
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) SCCM
2 12 (18.75%) SCOM
3 8 (12.50%) vRealize
4 5 (7.81%) Puppet
5 3 (4.69%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.56%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco
4 14 (21.88%) Citrix
4 14 (21.88%) HP
5 13 (20.31%) IBM
5 13 (20.31%) Sun
6 8 (12.50%) Dell
7 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.69%) Avaya
9 3 (4.69%) NetApp
10 2 (3.13%) BMC
10 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 2 (3.13%) PlateSpin
10 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.13%) Veritas
11 1 (1.56%) F5
11 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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