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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 33 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.31% 4.38% 6.22%
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 9.52% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 27
Average daily rate
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£280 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £575 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.88 £33.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.29% +66.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £29.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £40.57 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +18.12%
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
347 420 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.98% 45.95% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 192 257
Average daily rate £400 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 29
Average hourly rate £16.92 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £16.84 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Chester -1 7 - - 3
Runcorn -1 6 £275 - 1
Knutsford +10 3 £325 -38.09%
Warrington -1 3 - - 5
Wilmslow - 3 - - 4
Northwich - 2 - - 2
Crewe - 1 - -
Nantwich - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 53 (67.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (48.72%) Citrix
6 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 25 (32.05%) Linux
8 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 19 (24.36%) DHCP
11 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
12 15 (19.23%) DNS
13 14 (17.95%) IIS
13 14 (17.95%) VMware ESX
13 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
13 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (16.67%) SCOM
14 13 (16.67%) LAN
14 13 (16.67%) WAN
14 13 (16.67%) Sophos
15 12 (15.38%) SAN
15 12 (15.38%) UNIX
15 12 (15.38%) ITIL
15 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 12 (15.38%) SCCM
15 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.10%) XenApp
16 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
17 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) IIS
3 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.85%) SAS
7 3 (3.85%) iPlanet
7 3 (3.85%) Lync
7 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.28%) Apache
9 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) DHCP
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.23%) DNS
4 13 (16.67%) LAN
4 13 (16.67%) WAN
5 12 (15.38%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Subversion
1 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Local Government
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Server Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
4 7 (8.97%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.85%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Wintel Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.56%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 53 (67.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.05%) Linux
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (15.38%) UNIX
7 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 9 (11.54%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (5.13%) Validation
4 3 (3.85%) Project Management
4 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 3 (3.85%) High Availability
4 3 (3.85%) IT Governance
4 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.28%) Service Management
6 1 (1.28%) Change Management
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.85%) Python
3 3 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) AWK
4 1 (1.28%) Jython
4 1 (1.28%) sed
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) SC Cleared
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.85%) MCP
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.95%) VMware ESX
4 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (14.10%) XenApp
6 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.41%) vSphere
8 3 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) SCOM
2 12 (15.38%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (48.72%) Citrix
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) Sophos
4 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.26%) Symantec
6 7 (8.97%) McAfee
6 7 (8.97%) CA
6 7 (8.97%) Adobe
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle
6 7 (8.97%) SAP
6 7 (8.97%) Becrypt
6 7 (8.97%) Veeam
7 6 (7.69%) SonicWALL
7 6 (7.69%) Draytek
8 4 (5.13%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco
9 3 (3.85%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) NetApp
10 2 (2.56%) Dell
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
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