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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 17 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.26% 8.70% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 15.00% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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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
68 120 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.13% 57.97% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 27
Average daily rate £400 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing VMware 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.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (73.33%) DHCP
6 9 (60.00%) DNS
6 9 (60.00%) SAN
7 7 (46.67%) Citrix
7 7 (46.67%) ITIL
7 7 (46.67%) Clustering
7 7 (46.67%) SCOM
8 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
8 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 5 (33.33%) SCCM
10 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (26.67%) Local Government
10 4 (26.67%) XenApp
10 4 (26.67%) vSphere
10 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (26.67%) Firewall
10 4 (26.67%) Migration
10 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 4 (26.67%) LAN
10 4 (26.67%) WAN
10 4 (26.67%) Linux
10 4 (26.67%) IIS
10 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCOM
2 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
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