The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
VMware ESX
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.08% 11.20% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 24
Average daily rate £408 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.18% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.86 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheshire region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cheshire region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Warrington - - - -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Legato
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Legato
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) IBM