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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.07% 7.91% 7.65%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 13.28% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
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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
65 128 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.10% 59.53% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 19
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £417 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £37.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (77.27%) DHCP
4 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (63.64%) DNS
6 11 (50.00%) LAN
6 11 (50.00%) WAN
6 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 10 (45.45%) SCOM
7 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) Citrix
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) VMware ESX
9 8 (36.36%) Migration
9 8 (36.36%) IIS
9 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 7 (31.82%) Clustering
10 7 (31.82%) SCCM
11 6 (27.27%) Local Government
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) XenApp
12 5 (22.73%) vSphere
12 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (18.18%) Firewall
13 4 (18.18%) Linux
13 4 (18.18%) Cisco

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (36.36%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.09%) Lync
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 10 (45.45%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Server Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (40.91%) VMware ESX
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (27.27%) XenApp
6 5 (22.73%) vSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCOM
2 7 (31.82%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp