The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 27 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.66% 1.75% 6.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 6.38% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.13 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
VMware
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.41% 27.49% 49.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 18
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for VMware.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Local Government
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) MCSA
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP

VMware
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 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp