The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Knutsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +2.27%
System Software Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.25% 13.75% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £268 £226 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% -38.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
Cheshire

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

VMware ESX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware