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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 21 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 1.43% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 22.34% 9.57% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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
94 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.00% 14.92% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 21
Average daily rate £320 £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 21
Average hourly rate £14.17 £14.17 £30.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Warrington +7 7 £300 +9.09% 6
Chester -2 3 £225 - 4
Knutsford -3 2 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £420 -
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 11 (30.56%) SAN
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
5 10 (27.78%) HP
5 10 (27.78%) Python
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) NAS
6 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) SCCM
7 8 (22.22%) Firewall
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
8 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
9 6 (16.67%) Open Source
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) Citrix
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (13.89%) Replication
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) WAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) NAS
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) VLAN
7 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.56%) NX-OS
9 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.78%) SSL
9 1 (2.78%) IPv4
9 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) SSH
9 1 (2.78%) LDAP
9 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) FxCop
2 1 (2.78%) StyleCop
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) FlexPod Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
3 1 (2.78%) LINQ
3 1 (2.78%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) NCIE
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) HNC
5 1 (2.78%) VCAP
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) QEMU
4 5 (13.89%) KVM
5 3 (8.33%) NFS
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) vSphere
7 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.78%) Samba
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) OpenView
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas
6 4 (11.11%) Veeam
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Sophos
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.78%) Sun
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
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