The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 27 21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.56% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category - 4.35% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +59.09%
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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 Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.11% 12.78% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Average daily rate £200 £221 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.29% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £163 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £360 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) DSL
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) VMFS
4 1 (25.00%) vCloud
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) DSL
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMFS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp