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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank - 65 65
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category - 4.50% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +227.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +260.00%
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
68 111 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.72% 11.82% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 47
Median daily rate £360 £340 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +29.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £610 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £35.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat