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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 22 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.81% 2.42% -
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 16.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
Cheshire

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
9 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.26% 14.98% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
Average hourly rate £27.92 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £31.56 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.07 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) IBM