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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 8.77% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 22.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%

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
38 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.58% 38.60% 50.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 43
Median daily rate £338 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £35.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp