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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 3.18% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 3.70% 40.00% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 9
Median daily rate £275 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.68%

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
54 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.95% 7.95% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 25
Median daily rate £350 £319 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 13
Median hourly rate £20.33 £23.75 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +65.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 2 £275 -37.14% 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) SAN
4 7 (58.33%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) VBScript
8 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (25.00%) AppSense
8 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
3 3 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) VMware GSX
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (16.67%) MOM
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) AppSense
6 2 (16.67%) Brocade
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Fujitsu
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
7 1 (8.33%) Lumension
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec