The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 67 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% 0.65% -
As % of the System Software category 5.32% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
VMware ESXi
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
94 115 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.00% 14.92% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 21
Average daily rate £320 £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 21
Average hourly rate £14.17 £14.17 £30.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crewe - 1 - - 2
VMware ESXi
North West

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (66.67%) NAS
4 6 (66.67%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) Veeam
6 4 (44.44%) OpenView
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) LAN
6 4 (44.44%) WAN
7 3 (33.33%) NFS
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
7 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (22.22%) Change Control
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
8 2 (22.22%) NCIE
8 2 (22.22%) NX-OS

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
7 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
7 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (11.11%) SSH
7 1 (11.11%) SMTP
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (22.22%) NCIE
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
3 1 (11.11%) MOM
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 4 (44.44%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) ArcSight