Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.72% 6.41% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 8.79% 14.56% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Chester median daily rate £310 £280 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -8.20% -12.86%
10th Percentile £280 £123 £195
90th Percentile £362 £299 £450
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £300 £405
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.93% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Chester median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% -42.86% -2.33%

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 91 103 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.33% 44.02% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 77 124
Chester median daily rate £388 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £280 £235 £296
90th Percentile £469 £485 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 2
Chester median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -32.47% +14.31%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
% change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -11.76%

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 15 October 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Server Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SmoothWall
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp