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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 32 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.23% 1.91% 6.43%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 11.43% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+64.70% -1.16%
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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
33 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.58% 16.75% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 7
Average daily rate £427 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.74% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix