Period
to 20 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 13 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.81% 7.51% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 17.31% 14.94% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Chester median daily rate £295 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -13.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £313
90th Percentile £359 £280 £338
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £280 £400
% change year-on-year +33.93% -30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Chester median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.85% +46.00% -64.29%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 52 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 33.55% 50.29% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 72
Chester median daily rate £363 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £280 £190 £207
90th Percentile £463 £458 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £401 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.64% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -24.64% -19.77%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +0.95%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Chester

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Chester

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Chester over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Chester

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for VMware.

1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Local Government
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Veeam
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Server Management
6 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock

VMware
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) PSTN
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
1 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Server Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SmoothWall
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp