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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 89 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 1.13% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 15.56% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.81 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.06%
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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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
197 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.91% 7.29% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 39 40
Average daily rate £310 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) EMC
4 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 7 (58.33%) NAS
6 7 (58.33%) XenApp
6 7 (58.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
6 7 (58.33%) Celerra
6 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (58.33%) Wireless
6 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (58.33%) Clustering
6 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
6 7 (58.33%) Migration
6 7 (58.33%) Replication
6 7 (58.33%) VPLS
6 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
6 7 (58.33%) DMZ
6 7 (58.33%) Internet
6 7 (58.33%) MPLS
6 7 (58.33%) OSPF

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) DMZ
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 7 (58.33%) VPLS
3 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (58.33%) NAS
3 7 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PC Support
3 1 (8.33%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Replication
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
1 7 (58.33%) Celerra
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (58.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
1 7 (58.33%) Business Continuity
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HP ASE
1 1 (8.33%) VCDX
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) XenApp
4 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
4 7 (58.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (75.00%) EMC
4 7 (58.33%) Nortel
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) SolarWinds
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) Clearswift
7 1 (8.33%) HP
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