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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.81% 3.85% 9.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 7.77% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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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
61 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 49.59% 49.52% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 17
Average daily rate £400 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £20.61 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.07 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Local Government
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp