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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 42 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.30% 1.76% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 11.48% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
48 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.55% 15.33% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle -1 1 £350 -
VMware ESX
North West

VMware ESX
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware