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 28 April 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 34 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.41% 3.63% 4.58%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 19.57% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £223 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -7.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.94%
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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
19 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.88% 18.55% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Average daily rate £444 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.14% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.27 £29.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware