Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 40 39
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.35% 0.66% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 17.86% 13.33% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Chester median daily rate £280 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +6.15% -
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £405 £425
% change year-on-year -22.84% -4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.15% 4.95% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 21
Chester median daily rate £280 £298 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -25.63% -
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -12.45% -16.65%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £16.65 £13.75 £34.88
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -6.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (80.00%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (80.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (80.00%) EMC VNX
1 4 (80.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic