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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 27 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.47% 4.08% 7.18%
As % of the Vendors category 15.12% 8.93% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +25.00%
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
86 112 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.79% 45.71% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 64 34
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.92 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% -57.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Migration
3 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
4 11 (45.83%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 9 (37.50%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) SCCM
6 9 (37.50%) Local Government
7 8 (33.33%) Office 365
7 8 (33.33%) MCSA
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 7 (29.17%) MCITP
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
8 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (25.00%) vSphere
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) Firewall

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DHCP
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) LAN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) ISDN
5 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (37.50%) Local Government
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSA
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (29.17%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (16.67%) XenApp
7 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) vRealize
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat