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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.39% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 14.41% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Median daily rate £463 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £296 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
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
66 111 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 9.64% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 41
Median daily rate £425 £352 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% +12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £235 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 23
Median hourly rate £14.86 £14.17 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -23.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 9 £463 +68.18% 5
Runcorn - 2 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Linux
5 12 (40.00%) Migration
6 11 (36.67%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) SAN
7 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) HP
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (20.00%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.67%) vSphere
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (16.67%) AppSense
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) HPUX
10 5 (16.67%) Solaris
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Engine Yard
4 2 (6.67%) GitHub
4 2 (6.67%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) LDAP
4 2 (6.67%) PCoIP
4 2 (6.67%) Skype
4 2 (6.67%) Softphone
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (10.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.00%) HPUX Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) MCollective
3 2 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.67%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) Unix
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) HPUX
6 5 (16.67%) Solaris
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.33%) AIX
8 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.67%) CentOS
9 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Service Design
4 3 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (16.67%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.67%) Cobbler
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) yum
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (16.67%) AppSense
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.67%) BMC
6 2 (6.67%) Brocade
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 2 (6.67%) Reuters
6 2 (6.67%) Veritas