The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 90 82
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category - 0.88% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £364
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
VMware ESX
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
151 113 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.33% 7.91% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 40 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.55 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware ESX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft