Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 12 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.22% 0.94% 6.62%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 2.60% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Chester median daily rate £273 £325 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.15% +31.31% -38.13%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £200
90th Percentile £280 £338 £395
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Chester median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -64.29% +89.19%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.25 £17.55
90th Percentile £33.75 £13.75 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £12.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +92.00% -64.29% +55.56%

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 86 77 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 44.56% 36.15% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 63
Chester median daily rate £325 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £190 £128 £263
90th Percentile £400 £475 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +2.19% -2.44% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 21
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -18.60% +27.69%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.10 £14.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £38.00 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £17.34
% change year-on-year -23.53% -1.96% +2.98%

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

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Chester over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) Local Government
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) MCITP
8 3 (25.00%) SCOM
8 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (16.67%) vSphere

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (58.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) SmoothWall
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee