The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 31 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 1.30% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 8.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +25.53%
VMware Infrastructure
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% 16.23% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Median daily rate £463 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £300 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -60.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Chester region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Chester region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Chester region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Sun