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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 43 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 29 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.11% 1.89% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 38.67% 33.33% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 5
Average daily rate £331 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £290 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+25.43% +50.25%
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
75 42 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.06% 5.68% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 31
Average daily rate £313 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £298 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 32
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 8 £281 -37.50%
Warrington -8 5 £275 -8.33% 2
Chester - 4 £245 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £463 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Windows
3 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 21 (41.18%) Migration
3 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
4 20 (39.22%) Linux
5 18 (35.29%) WAN
5 18 (35.29%) Solaris
5 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (33.33%) SAN
7 15 (29.41%) HP
7 15 (29.41%) Citrix
8 13 (25.49%) IBM
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.49%) AIX
9 12 (23.53%) Sun
10 11 (21.57%) Clustering
10 11 (21.57%) Finance
11 10 (19.61%) HPUX
12 9 (17.65%) Dell
12 9 (17.65%) Firewall
12 9 (17.65%) VCE vBlock
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
13 8 (15.69%) FlexPod
14 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (13.73%) vSphere
14 7 (13.73%) SCCM
14 7 (13.73%) Unix
14 7 (13.73%) Oracle

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) WAN
2 17 (33.33%) SAN
3 9 (17.65%) Firewall
4 7 (13.73%) LAN
5 5 (9.80%) NAS
5 5 (9.80%) VoIP
6 4 (7.84%) DNS
7 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) NetScreen
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 2 (3.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) LDAP
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
9 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.96%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) IT Architect
3 7 (13.73%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Storage Architect
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Architect
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Server Support
5 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Clustering
3 9 (17.65%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (15.69%) FlexPod
5 5 (9.80%) Replication
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.96%) PKI
7 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Linux
3 18 (35.29%) Solaris
4 13 (25.49%) AIX
5 10 (19.61%) HPUX
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (13.73%) Unix
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.84%) DevOps
3 4 (7.84%) High Availability
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.92%) ETL
5 2 (3.92%) Security Management
5 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) CRM
6 1 (1.96%) EAI
6 1 (1.96%) ERP
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) vSphere
4 6 (11.76%) Xen
5 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.80%) XenApp
6 3 (5.88%) KVM
6 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas File System
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) OpenView
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco
3 15 (29.41%) Citrix
3 15 (29.41%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) IBM
4 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.53%) Sun
6 9 (17.65%) Dell
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
8 5 (9.80%) 3PAR
8 5 (9.80%) Avaya
8 5 (9.80%) EMC
8 5 (9.80%) PlateSpin
8 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.88%) Brocade
9 3 (5.88%) F5
9 3 (5.88%) Juniper
9 3 (5.88%) Veritas
10 2 (3.92%) BT
10 2 (3.92%) Toshiba
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