Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.16% 1.33% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.00% 3.39% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Chester median daily rate £280 £273 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -24.83% -9.38%
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £360 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Chester median hourly rate £12.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £11.00 - £21.65
90th Percentile £13.60 - £36.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £12.25 - £25.00

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 100 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 46.95% 39.20% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 75
Chester median daily rate £350 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £261 £294 £305
90th Percentile £483 £525 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 17
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +3.92% -6.52%
10th Percentile £11.10 £17.50 £11.91
90th Percentile £29.40 £17.50 £36.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
% change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% +0.13%

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 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 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 8 (72.73%) Local Government
2 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) NAS
5 4 (36.36%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) EMC VNX
5 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (36.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (72.73%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (36.36%) EMC VNX
1 4 (36.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic