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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% 6.62% -
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £360 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 26 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.71% 17.22% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Median daily rate £295 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +20.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Chester

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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