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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 52 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 2.09% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 6.11% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £298 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.90% -4.44%
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
351 393 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.10% 34.14% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 256 164
Median daily rate £410 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 34
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 11 £425 +41.66% 7
Runcorn -2 2 - -
Chester +1 1 £325 -31.57%
Northwich - 1 £350 - 3
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
6 16 (28.57%) Oracle
6 16 (28.57%) Migration
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
8 13 (23.21%) SAN
8 13 (23.21%) Citrix
9 12 (21.43%) HP
9 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (19.64%) Cisco
10 11 (19.64%) Unix
11 10 (17.86%) AIX
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.07%) ITIL
12 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
12 9 (16.07%) VMware ESX
12 9 (16.07%) Clustering
12 9 (16.07%) Office 365
13 8 (14.29%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) SQL
13 8 (14.29%) DNS
14 7 (12.50%) Java
14 7 (12.50%) Web Services

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 6 (10.71%) JBoss
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Engine Yard
4 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 2 (3.57%) Heroku
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) Wireless
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) DHCP
6 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.36%) MPLS
7 2 (3.57%) LDAP
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security
7 2 (3.57%) PCoIP
7 2 (3.57%) Skype
7 2 (3.57%) Softphone
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
8 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) StarTeam
3 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (10.71%) Systems Architect
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Consultant
3 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Environment Manager
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX Consultant
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) REST
2 6 (10.71%) SOAP
3 5 (8.93%) XSD
4 2 (3.57%) MCollective
5 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) Smart Meter
4 4 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.57%) HP Storage
6 2 (3.57%) IBM XIV
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
4 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (19.64%) Unix
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.86%) AIX
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.93%) HPUX
7 5 (8.93%) Solaris
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.36%) CentOS
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (8.93%) ArchiMate
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.36%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.36%) Service Design
6 3 (5.36%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Python
4 2 (3.57%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) VB
4 2 (3.57%) VBScript
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) CCNA
1 3 (5.36%) CCNP
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (10.71%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) XenApp
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.57%) vCloud
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.93%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.57%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (3.57%) vRealize
4 2 (3.57%) yum
5 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.79%) logstash
5 1 (1.79%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) AppSense
7 4 (7.14%) IBM
8 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio
8 3 (5.36%) ATG
8 3 (5.36%) Avaya
8 3 (5.36%) NetApp
8 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.57%) Aruba
9 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.57%) Brocade
9 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.57%) Reuters
9 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds