The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Chester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.70% 8.92% 6.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 15.05% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £233 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £17.38 £41.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 93 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 51.85% 59.24% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 18
Average daily rate £310 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% -23.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.10 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
VMware
Cheshire

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 30 July 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) DHCP
3 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (66.67%) DNS
6 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
7 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
8 13 (48.15%) LAN
8 13 (48.15%) WAN
9 12 (44.44%) ITIL
9 12 (44.44%) SAN
9 12 (44.44%) Citrix
9 12 (44.44%) SCOM
10 10 (37.04%) Migration
11 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
11 9 (33.33%) IIS
11 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (29.63%) SCCM
12 8 (29.63%) Local Government
13 7 (25.93%) VLAN
13 7 (25.93%) NetBackup
13 7 (25.93%) Clustering
14 6 (22.22%) SQL
14 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 6 (22.22%) HP
14 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (18.52%) XenApp
15 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
15 5 (18.52%) Cisco

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
4 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) DHCP
2 18 (66.67%) DNS
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (48.15%) LAN
4 13 (48.15%) WAN
5 12 (44.44%) SAN
6 7 (25.93%) VLAN
7 5 (18.52%) Firewall
8 2 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (29.63%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Storage Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) XenApp
5 3 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCOM
2 8 (29.63%) SCCM
3 7 (25.93%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
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