The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 143 157 121
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 14 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.12% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 4.14% 1.35% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £354 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £461 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
338 371 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.52% 8.86% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 183 142
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 54 63
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Manchester +6 6 £345 -11.25% 1
Cheshire - 6 £700 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £263 - 3
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 31 (96.88%) Active Directory
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 19 (59.38%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) DHCP
7 13 (40.63%) Citrix
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (34.38%) VLAN
9 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 11 (34.38%) Oracle
9 11 (34.38%) Server Building
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
10 10 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
10 10 (31.25%) SAN
10 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
10 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (25.00%) SMTP
12 7 (21.88%) LAN
12 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
12 7 (21.88%) Clearswift
12 7 (21.88%) EMC
12 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
12 7 (21.88%) SCCM

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) DNS
3 13 (40.63%) DHCP
4 11 (34.38%) VLAN
5 10 (31.25%) SAN
6 8 (25.00%) SMTP
7 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 5 (15.63%) WAN
9 4 (12.50%) VPN
10 3 (9.38%) Network Security
11 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
11 2 (6.25%) IPv4
11 2 (6.25%) NAS
11 2 (6.25%) SSL
11 2 (6.25%) Wireless
12 1 (3.13%) BGP
12 1 (3.13%) IPsec
12 1 (3.13%) MPLS
12 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Designer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Network Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior IT Technician
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Technician
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
1 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) AS400
5 1 (3.13%) Biometrics
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Server Building
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (12.50%) Service Design
4 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
7 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.50%) MCSE
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (96.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) VMware GSX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.13%) Xen
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (21.88%) SCCM
3 5 (15.63%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.13%) MOM
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 13 (40.63%) Citrix
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
7 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (21.88%) Clearswift
8 7 (21.88%) EMC
9 5 (15.63%) Dell
9 5 (15.63%) HP
10 4 (12.50%) AppSense
10 4 (12.50%) Symantec
11 3 (9.38%) Canon
12 2 (6.25%) Apple
12 2 (6.25%) F5
12 2 (6.25%) Motorola
12 2 (6.25%) NetApp
12 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 2 (6.25%) Sophos
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