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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 38 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 56 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.13% 3.49% 4.83%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 7.48% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £224 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.14% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -49.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.04 £23.94 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.95% +13.98%
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
541 468 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.59% 46.71% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 255 161
Median daily rate £425 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £700 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 33
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £21.25 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 23 £440 +31.34% 1
Chester +10 13 £425 +6.25% 1
Macclesfield -6 4 £500 +14.94% 1
Knutsford -11 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 73 (65.77%) Windows
2 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (41.44%) Linux
3 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
4 45 (40.54%) Migration
5 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 36 (32.43%) Windows Server
7 35 (31.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
9 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
10 26 (23.42%) Citrix
11 25 (22.52%) Cisco
12 24 (21.62%) WAN
12 24 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 23 (20.72%) SCCM
13 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
14 22 (19.82%) IBM
15 21 (18.92%) HP
15 21 (18.92%) SharePoint
15 21 (18.92%) AIX
15 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
16 20 (18.02%) Skype for Business
17 19 (17.12%) Skype
17 19 (17.12%) vSphere
17 19 (17.12%) Solaris
18 18 (16.22%) DNS
19 17 (15.32%) SAN
19 17 (15.32%) Finance
19 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.92%) SharePoint
3 20 (18.02%) Skype for Business
4 17 (15.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (9.01%) IIS
6 7 (6.31%) Apache
7 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Office
2 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (6.31%) Office 365
2 6 (5.41%) SaaS
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.50%) IaaS
3 5 (4.50%) PaaS
4 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.62%) WAN
2 19 (17.12%) Skype
3 18 (16.22%) DNS
4 17 (15.32%) SAN
5 15 (13.51%) LAN
6 13 (11.71%) Firewall
7 10 (9.01%) DHCP
8 6 (5.41%) Internet
8 6 (5.41%) VPN
9 5 (4.50%) VoIP
10 4 (3.60%) BGP
10 4 (3.60%) FabricPath
10 4 (3.60%) IPsec
10 4 (3.60%) IPv4
10 4 (3.60%) IPv6
10 4 (3.60%) MPLS
10 4 (3.60%) NAS
10 4 (3.60%) OSPF
10 4 (3.60%) TRILL
11 3 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.70%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.80%) CMake
4 2 (1.80%) Gradle
4 2 (1.80%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.80%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) WiX
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Local Government
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Military
3 4 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Front Office
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Architect
2 11 (9.91%) Designer
2 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (7.21%) Network Architect
4 7 (6.31%) IT Architect
4 7 (6.31%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) VMware Architect
6 5 (4.50%) Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Server Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) VMware Specialist
7 4 (3.60%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Data Migration Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Data Migration Lead
7 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (3.60%) Lead Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Lead Data Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Migration Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.80%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.90%) MCollective
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.61%) Clustering
3 8 (7.21%) FlexPod
3 8 (7.21%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (4.50%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.50%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.60%) iSeries
5 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.90%) BYOD
8 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.90%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.90%) Informatics
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.77%) Windows
2 46 (41.44%) Linux
3 36 (32.43%) Windows Server
4 35 (31.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (18.92%) AIX
6 19 (17.12%) Solaris
7 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (15.32%) Windows 10
8 16 (14.41%) HPUX
9 15 (13.51%) Unix
10 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (4.50%) CentOS
13 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Migration
2 17 (15.32%) Test Automation
3 15 (13.51%) ITIL
4 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.01%) Data Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.31%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.31%) DevOps
9 7 (6.31%) Service Management
9 7 (6.31%) System Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Application Packaging
10 6 (5.41%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Defect Management
11 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.50%) Regression Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Test Management
12 4 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.71%) SQL
3 5 (4.50%) C#
4 4 (3.60%) Lisp
5 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.70%) Python
5 3 (2.70%) Ruby
5 3 (2.70%) VB
5 3 (2.70%) VBScript
6 2 (1.80%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) ISEB
3 7 (6.31%) MCSA
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.41%) MCITP
5 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.60%) CCNA
6 4 (3.60%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) Degree
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CCAA
8 1 (0.90%) CCEE
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 19 (17.12%) vSphere
5 7 (6.31%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.70%) XenApp
8 2 (1.80%) vCloud
8 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) SCCM
2 12 (10.81%) SCOM
3 11 (9.91%) vRealize
4 9 (8.11%) Puppet
5 3 (2.70%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.80%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.80%) yum
7 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.90%) Ansible
7 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.90%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.42%) Citrix
3 25 (22.52%) Cisco
4 22 (19.82%) IBM
5 21 (18.92%) HP
6 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.61%) Sun
7 8 (7.21%) Dell
8 7 (6.31%) Juniper
9 4 (3.60%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.60%) Avaya
9 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.60%) EMC
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 3 (2.70%) BMC
10 3 (2.70%) NetApp
11 2 (1.80%) AppSense
11 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.80%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.80%) Reuters
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