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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 41 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 28 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.59% 2.74% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 7.07% 6.47% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £274 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.11% -25.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £253 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £44.90 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.88% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £44.94 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
396 417 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.77% 42.38% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 183 197
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 34
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.79% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.90 £55.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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 -4 15 £410 +82.22% 5
Runcorn +4 3 £260 - 1
Macclesfield +5 2 £450 - 1
Chester +5 1 £400 - 5
Wilmslow - 1 - - 3
Daresbury - - - -
Widnes - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 4
Nantwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 60 (96.77%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
5 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
6 26 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (35.48%) Linux
8 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
9 18 (29.03%) Citrix
10 14 (22.58%) UNIX
11 13 (20.97%) Oracle
12 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (17.74%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) IIS
14 10 (16.13%) Cisco
14 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (16.13%) F5
14 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
15 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
15 9 (14.52%) SAN
15 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.52%) Solaris
16 8 (12.90%) SQL
16 8 (12.90%) MySQL
16 8 (12.90%) WAN
16 8 (12.90%) PKI
16 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (16.13%) IIS
4 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.45%) Documentum
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.84%) SAS
7 3 (4.84%) iPlanet
8 2 (3.23%) Apache
9 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.61%) nginx
9 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) SAN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
4 6 (9.68%) SSL
4 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (8.06%) Firewall
5 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.45%) DNS
7 3 (4.84%) NAS
8 2 (3.23%) Intranet
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.23%) VLAN
9 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.61%) Wireless
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.45%) BODI
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQLite
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Moq
3 1 (1.61%) FxCop
3 1 (1.61%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.61%) NUnit
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (12.90%) Architect
1 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 7 (11.29%) Server Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) Ninject
2 1 (1.61%) WCF
2 1 (1.61%) LINQ
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.90%) PKI
3 6 (9.68%) CESG
3 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.06%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (96.77%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (35.48%) Linux
5 14 (22.58%) UNIX
6 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (14.52%) Solaris
8 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (9.68%) HPUX
9 6 (9.68%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (9.68%) Windows Phone
9 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
9 6 (9.68%) Android
10 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
10 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
1 7 (11.29%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.45%) Time Management
5 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
5 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) IT Governance
5 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Change Management
6 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
2 4 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) sed
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) AWK
4 1 (1.61%) Jython
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
4 1 (1.61%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) MCITP
4 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.68%) Firmware
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
5 4 (6.45%) vSphere
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
1 5 (8.06%) SCOM
2 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Legato
4 1 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Citrix
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 10 (16.13%) F5
5 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) EMC
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
8 4 (6.45%) Compuware
8 4 (6.45%) NetApp
8 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
10 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 2 (3.23%) Sophos
10 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.23%) Draytek
10 2 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.61%) McAfee
11 1 (1.61%) Avaya
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago