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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 21 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% - 2.51%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £245 - £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
22 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.64% 5.04% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £245 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £29.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.49 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat