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 24 April 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.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 46 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.11% 4.56% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 6.78% 10.39% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate
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£408 £270 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.92% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £247 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £331 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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
457 356 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.88% 43.90% 51.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 160 171
Average daily rate £475 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 26
Average hourly rate £16.84 £28.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 -17 5 £335 -4.28% 6
Macclesfield -4 4 - -
Runcorn -3 3 - - 2
Chester -11 3 £400 +47.46% 4
Knutsford - 2 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 £408 -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (37.70%) Linux
4 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.59%) Citrix
6 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
7 11 (18.03%) SAN
8 10 (16.39%) NetApp
8 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
8 10 (16.39%) Firewall
8 10 (16.39%) ITIL
9 9 (14.75%) Cisco
9 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.11%) UNIX
10 8 (13.11%) MySQL
10 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
10 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (11.48%) SCCM
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.48%) F5
11 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (11.48%) FlexPod
11 7 (11.48%) MS Office
11 7 (11.48%) Solaris
11 7 (11.48%) Python
11 7 (11.48%) SSL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
3 7 (11.48%) SSL
4 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.56%) NAS
6 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.92%) NX-OS
6 3 (4.92%) DNS
6 3 (4.92%) DHCP
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.64%) IPv4
7 1 (1.64%) SMTP
7 1 (1.64%) LDAP
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) MySQL
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQLite
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) BODI
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) NUnit
3 3 (4.92%) FxCop
3 3 (4.92%) StyleCop
3 3 (4.92%) Moq
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Consultant
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Manager
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support
6 3 (4.92%) Incident & Problem Manager
6 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) LINQ
1 3 (4.92%) WCF
1 3 (4.92%) Ninject
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Middleware
2 2 (3.28%) ODBC
3 1 (1.64%) JSF
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (11.48%) FlexPod
2 6 (9.84%) CESG
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) UNIX
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Solaris
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Phone
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.84%) Android
7 5 (8.20%) HPUX
8 3 (4.92%) AIX
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.84%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.56%) Change Control
6 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.92%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.28%) Security Management
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) Python
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) VBScript
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) CCNA
4 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) NCIE
5 1 (1.64%) HNC
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.84%) Firmware
6 5 (8.20%) XenApp
7 4 (6.56%) vSphere
8 3 (4.92%) QEMU
8 3 (4.92%) KVM
8 3 (4.92%) NFS
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.28%) XenServer
9 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.64%) Xen
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.64%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.64%) iptables
10 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.28%) MOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Opsview
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
3 10 (16.39%) NetApp
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco
5 7 (11.48%) F5
5 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
5 7 (11.48%) EMC
6 6 (9.84%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) Sun
7 5 (8.20%) Oracle
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.28%) Dell
10 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) Compuware
10 1 (1.64%) McAfee
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £15 - £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £210 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago