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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 80 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.37% -
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -55.62%
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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
93 107 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.37% 13.36% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 26
Average daily rate £423 £268 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.94% -10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £169 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £323 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
6 3 (37.50%) NFS
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) MCSE
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) SSL
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) OpenView
7 2 (25.00%) NetApp
7 2 (25.00%) Veritas
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) EMC

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FlexPod Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Engagement Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (25.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) iptables
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) Samba
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (25.00%) MOM
2 2 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint