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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 42 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.93% 3.25% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 7.69% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Average daily rate
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£408 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.73% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £223 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.03 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.23% -32.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
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
353 338 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.74% 42.25% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 148 156
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 32
Average hourly rate £18.13 £34.53 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.49% +72.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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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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
Macclesfield +8 9 £450 -
Runcorn +4 6 - - 1
Northwich 0 2 - - 1
Warrington -7 2 £375 +36.36% 11
Wilmslow - 1 - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
6 17 (30.36%) Linux
7 14 (25.00%) Citrix
8 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
8 13 (23.21%) Cisco
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (17.86%) F5
10 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (17.86%) HP
10 10 (17.86%) EMC
10 10 (17.86%) SAN
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) Oracle
11 9 (16.07%) ITIL
11 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
12 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (14.29%) UNIX
12 8 (14.29%) Solaris
12 8 (14.29%) MySQL
12 8 (14.29%) IIS
12 8 (14.29%) SQL
13 7 (12.50%) SSL
13 7 (12.50%) NetApp
13 7 (12.50%) Red Hat

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.14%) Documentum
4 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.57%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.79%) JBoss
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SAN
2 7 (12.50%) SSL
3 6 (10.71%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (8.93%) NAS
4 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.36%) DNS
6 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.79%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) BODI
5 3 (5.36%) SQLite
5 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) NUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) FxCop
3 3 (5.36%) StyleCop
3 3 (5.36%) Moq
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support
6 2 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) FlexPod Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
1 3 (5.36%) WCF
1 3 (5.36%) LINQ
1 3 (5.36%) Ninject
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) JSF
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.71%) FlexPod
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) CESG
2 6 (10.71%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Solaris
5 8 (14.29%) UNIX
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Phone
7 6 (10.71%) HPUX
7 6 (10.71%) Android
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (10.71%) Migration
3 6 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (5.36%) Scrum
6 3 (5.36%) Project Management
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) sed
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) AWK
5 1 (1.79%) Jython
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) NCIE
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) HNC
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.71%) Firmware
6 4 (7.14%) XenApp
7 3 (5.36%) NFS
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.79%) Samba
9 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.79%) XenServer
9 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Opsview
4 1 (1.79%) Legato
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Citrix
3 13 (23.21%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) HP
4 10 (17.86%) EMC
4 10 (17.86%) F5
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle
6 7 (12.50%) NetApp
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.14%) Compuware
7 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
7 4 (7.14%) IBM
8 3 (5.36%) Dell
8 3 (5.36%) Sun
9 2 (3.57%) Avaya
9 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.79%) McAfee
10 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
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Runcorn
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