The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 45 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.75% 5.28% 6.09%
As % of the Vendors category 12.10% 10.61% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 26
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £130 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £480 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £10.20 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.85% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £44.90 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
372 377 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.51% 49.80% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 136 250
Average daily rate £316 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
VMware
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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 July 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
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 July 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 -5 14 £175 -63.15% 6
Runcorn - 9 £280 -
Chester +1 7 £310 +29.16% 3
Wilmslow - 3 - - 1
Knutsford +5 2 £450 -10.00%
Nantwich - - - - 2
Daresbury - - - -
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North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 59 (71.95%) Active Directory
3 55 (67.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (64.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (58.54%) Citrix
6 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
7 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (28.05%) DHCP
9 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
9 21 (25.61%) Linux
10 20 (24.39%) SCOM
10 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
10 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
11 19 (23.17%) DNS
12 17 (20.73%) SCCM
13 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
13 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
13 16 (19.51%) LAN
13 16 (19.51%) WAN
14 15 (18.29%) ITIL
14 15 (18.29%) SAN
15 14 (17.07%) Sophos
15 14 (17.07%) IIS
15 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
16 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
16 13 (15.85%) XenApp
17 11 (13.41%) Migration
18 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (12.20%) Symantec
18 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) IIS
3 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.88%) Lync
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) DHCP
2 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
3 19 (23.17%) DNS
4 16 (19.51%) LAN
4 16 (19.51%) WAN
5 15 (18.29%) SAN
6 8 (9.76%) VLAN
7 5 (6.10%) Firewall
8 2 (2.44%) VPN
9 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.22%) Wireless
9 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (9.76%) Local Government
2 1 (1.22%) Back Office
2 1 (1.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Wintel Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Server Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (7.32%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 6 (7.32%) Wintel Specialist
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (6.10%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Storage Manager
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Replication
2 3 (3.66%) EqualLogic
2 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (78.05%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (64.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.61%) Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.32%) UNIX
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.22%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Migration
3 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (7.32%) Validation
3 6 (7.32%) Project Management
4 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.66%) High Availability
6 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.22%) Service Management
7 1 (1.22%) Workflow
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.22%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.22%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.22%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.22%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.22%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
1 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.88%) MCITP
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.88%) MCP
4 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (71.95%) Active Directory
2 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
5 13 (15.85%) XenApp
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.10%) vSphere
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
8 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCOM
2 17 (20.73%) SCCM
3 8 (9.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) Citrix
2 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.07%) Sophos
4 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.20%) Symantec
6 9 (10.98%) Becrypt
6 9 (10.98%) Veeam
6 9 (10.98%) SAP
6 9 (10.98%) Adobe
6 9 (10.98%) McAfee
6 9 (10.98%) CA
7 6 (7.32%) NetApp
7 6 (7.32%) HP
7 6 (7.32%) Dell
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco
8 5 (6.10%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.10%) Draytek
9 4 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (3.66%) IBM
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