The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 82 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£260 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £316 £348
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -30.55%
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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
122 128 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.89% 11.42% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 29
Average daily rate £360 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -39.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPLS
4 1 (14.29%) ADSL
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco