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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 57 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 1.35% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category 17.39% 11.22% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
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£413 £270 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -25.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+72.41% +2.35%
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
92 98 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.25% 12.04% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 17
Average daily rate £300 £263 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 28
Average hourly rate £14.17 £10.20 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -67.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.30 £44.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -2 4 £300 +9.09% 7
Knutsford -5 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 £300 - 2
Crewe - 1 - - 3
Nantwich - 1 £375 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (33.33%) Python
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) SAN
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) SCCM
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (26.67%) NAS
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (20.00%) Open Source
9 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.00%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.67%) Middleware
10 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) DNS
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) OpenStack

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) NAS
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) FlexPod Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) MCITP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) NCIE
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) QEMU
3 5 (16.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) OpenView
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Veritas
5 4 (13.33%) Veeam
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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