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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 61 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.03% 0.20% -
As % of the System Software category 13.79% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
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
58 101 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.49% 10.29% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 34
Average daily rate £388 £283 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.16% -16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 40 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £44.90 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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
Warrington - 7 £400 -
Widnes - - - -
Chester - - - -
VMware ESXi
North West

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (60.00%) CESG
4 6 (60.00%) PKI
4 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (60.00%) Android
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
4 6 (60.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (20.00%) Draytek
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
1 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) CESG
1 6 (60.00%) PKI
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Android
4 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) MOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (20.00%) Draytek
6 1 (10.00%) EMC