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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 15 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.47% - 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 20.83% - 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £250 - £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
48 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 53.24% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 34
Average daily rate £360 £376 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -50.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Migration
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) Office 365
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (42.11%) Local Government
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) MCITP
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) DHCP
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (36.84%) MCSA
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) vSphere
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (21.05%) HP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (42.11%) Local Government
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (36.84%) MCITP
1 7 (36.84%) MCSA
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) vRealize
3 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.26%) SAP