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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 93 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 7.43% 3.21% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £248 £313 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +12.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
202 187 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.27% 9.93% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 101 57
Median daily rate £375 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 26
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £19.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) EMC
4 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 10 (55.56%) Intel Security
4 10 (55.56%) Clearswift
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) Server Building
7 6 (33.33%) VLAN
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (22.22%) SMTP
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.11%) SAN
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 6 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (22.22%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.56%) IPv4
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 10 (55.56%) Clearswift
4 10 (55.56%) EMC
4 10 (55.56%) Intel Security
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Motorola
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Sun