The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.35% 1.47% -
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £305 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.62% -7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +0.97%
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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 Chester region.

System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.65% 16.18% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Average daily rate £375 £228 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £134 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £310 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -58.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.35 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VMware ESX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix