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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.32% 8.37% 13.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 17.14% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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
110 105 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 45.64% 48.84% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 15
Average daily rate £401 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £42.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.05 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £52.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft