The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.94%
As % of the System Software category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.94% 10.16% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate £200 £201 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.02 £21.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - - 1
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) 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
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) 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