The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 23 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware 55 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.91% 3.52% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 15.32% 7.37% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 7
Average daily rate £375 £408 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
VMware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 353 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.56% 47.77% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 179 161
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.40 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Cheshire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Cheshire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware
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 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
Warrington +7 23 £550 +62.96% 1
Chester - 9 £250 - 3
Macclesfield -2 8 £281 -37.50%
Knutsford - 2 £463 - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware 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.

1 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 51 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (44.09%) Migration
4 38 (40.86%) Data Centre
5 35 (37.63%) Linux
5 35 (37.63%) Citrix
6 32 (34.41%) Active Directory
7 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.18%) Hyper-V
8 28 (30.11%) Cisco
9 25 (26.88%) IBM
10 23 (24.73%) Solaris
11 22 (23.66%) WAN
12 20 (21.51%) HP
13 18 (19.35%) SAN
13 18 (19.35%) AIX
13 18 (19.35%) SCCM
14 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (17.20%) Windows Server
15 15 (16.13%) HPUX
15 15 (16.13%) DNS
15 15 (16.13%) Firewall
15 15 (16.13%) Finance
16 14 (15.05%) ITIL
16 14 (15.05%) LAN
17 13 (13.98%) Sun
17 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
18 12 (12.90%) Unix
19 11 (11.83%) Clustering
20 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008

VMware
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.08%) Lync
5 1 (1.08%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.15%) SaaS
6 1 (1.08%) IaaS
6 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.66%) WAN
2 18 (19.35%) SAN
3 15 (16.13%) DNS
3 15 (16.13%) Firewall
4 14 (15.05%) LAN
5 9 (9.68%) DHCP
6 7 (7.53%) VPN
7 5 (5.38%) MPLS
7 5 (5.38%) NAS
7 5 (5.38%) VoIP
8 4 (4.30%) BGP
8 4 (4.30%) FabricPath
8 4 (4.30%) IPsec
8 4 (4.30%) IPv4
8 4 (4.30%) IPv6
8 4 (4.30%) OSPF
8 4 (4.30%) TRILL
8 4 (4.30%) VLAN
9 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
2 8 (8.60%) Local Government
3 2 (2.15%) Back Office
3 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Network Architect
5 7 (7.53%) IT Architect
5 7 (7.53%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.38%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Data Migration Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Data Migration Lead
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Lead Data Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Migration Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Middleware
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.83%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) VCE vBlock
4 8 (8.60%) FlexPod
5 5 (5.38%) Replication
6 4 (4.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (4.30%) iSeries
6 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Linux
3 23 (24.73%) Solaris
4 18 (19.35%) AIX
5 16 (17.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.20%) Windows Server
6 15 (16.13%) HPUX
7 12 (12.90%) Unix
8 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Migration
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.38%) DevOps
4 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.38%) Project Management
5 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.30%) High Availability
5 4 (4.30%) Network Design
6 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.23%) Open Source
6 3 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.15%) Change Management
7 2 (2.15%) ETL
7 2 (2.15%) Security Management
7 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.45%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) Lisp
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
4 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (7.53%) MCITP
2 7 (7.53%) MCSA
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) CCAA
6 2 (2.15%) CCEE
6 2 (2.15%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) CISSP
6 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.15%) VCAP
7 1 (1.08%) CCNP
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (54.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (34.41%) Active Directory
3 29 (31.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.60%) vSphere
5 6 (6.45%) Xen
6 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.38%) XenApp
7 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.23%) KVM
8 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas File System
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.15%) XenServer
10 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) Puppet
3 3 (3.23%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (3.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) OpenView
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Citrix
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.11%) Cisco
4 25 (26.88%) IBM
5 20 (21.51%) HP
6 13 (13.98%) Red Hat
6 13 (13.98%) Sun
7 9 (9.68%) Dell
8 8 (8.60%) EMC
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle
9 7 (7.53%) Juniper
10 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
10 5 (5.38%) Avaya
10 5 (5.38%) PlateSpin
11 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.23%) Brocade
12 3 (3.23%) F5
12 3 (3.23%) Veritas
13 2 (2.15%) Apple
13 2 (2.15%) Toshiba
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £14 - 18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago