Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 23 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.18% 3.95% 7.34%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 10.47% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 18
Chester median daily rate £265 £301 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +8.29% -11.20%
10th Percentile £225 £123 £200
90th Percentile £311 £431 £464
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £325 £425
% change year-on-year - -23.53% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £11.86 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.97% -43.51% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £10.68 £15.30
90th Percentile £33.75 £13.56 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £11.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year +173.97% -43.51% -6.67%

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 106 86 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.35% 37.72% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 68 104
Chester median daily rate £375 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -14.38% -
10th Percentile £225 £123 £259
90th Percentile £573 £475 £473
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -1.94% -8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £14.58 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.98% -30.60% +24.72%
10th Percentile £16.35 £10.50 £14.70
90th Percentile £46.00 £31.63 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year -13.04% - -

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 26 May 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) SCOM
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Local Government
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) Office 365
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Avaya
8 2 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2

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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (20.00%) SmoothWall
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) HP