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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 5.37% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 12.76% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 15
Median daily rate £350 £375 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%

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
216 392 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.44% 42.11% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 217 179
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +10 5 £325 -40.90% 3
Macclesfield -5 2 £640 +127.55% 1
Chester -3 1 - - 3
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (32.14%) Migration
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) Office 365
6 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (17.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (17.86%) NetApp
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) SLA
9 5 (17.86%) Service Management
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
10 4 (14.29%) DNS
10 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
11 3 (10.71%) NAS
11 3 (10.71%) vSphere
11 3 (10.71%) OpenID
11 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) VSAN
5 1 (3.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) OAuth2
1 3 (10.71%) OpenID
1 3 (10.71%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Service Design
4 2 (7.14%) Biometrics
4 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VB
2 2 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) CCNP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.14%) VMware GSX
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (7.14%) MOM
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) SaltStack
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 2 (7.14%) Brocade
6 2 (7.14%) Fujitsu
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec