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 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.76% 1.45% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 28.89% 15.29% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £275 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £368 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
45 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.10% 9.50% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 41
Average daily rate £388 £309 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.25% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 22
Average hourly rate £14.35 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.53% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Macclesfield - 5 £450 -
Warrington -10 2 £300 +9.09% 3
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (39.29%) Citrix
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 9 (32.14%) IIS
8 9 (32.14%) Solaris
8 9 (32.14%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) SAN
10 7 (25.00%) WAN
10 7 (25.00%) Migration
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) UNIX
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) HPUX
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 5 (17.86%) SCOM
12 5 (17.86%) XenApp
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.29%) Documentum
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) NAS
4 4 (14.29%) VLAN
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.14%) Intranet
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) IPv4
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) BODI
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQLite
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) NUnit
2 3 (10.71%) FxCop
2 3 (10.71%) StyleCop
2 3 (10.71%) Moq
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Local Government
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) WCF
1 3 (10.71%) LINQ
1 3 (10.71%) Ninject
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) FlexPod
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Solaris
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 6 (21.43%) HPUX
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) AIX
9 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) Time Management
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.86%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.57%) Samba
7 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Opsview
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 4 (14.29%) Compuware
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) Sun
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
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