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 3 months to 28 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.

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

VMware
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% 10.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 25.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £360 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38 59 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.89% 39.33% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 48
Median daily rate £295 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £34.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 28 March 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 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
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