The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 124 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 4.20% 1.99% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£370 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
286 301 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.99% 10.85% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 131 126
Average daily rate £305 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.22 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the North West region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the North West region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 November 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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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
Cheshire +13 6 £369 +18.95% 1
Manchester - 4 £370 - 2
Merseyside -2 2 - -
Cumbria - - - -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
4 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) CESG
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 5 (31.25%) Firmware
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Phone
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (31.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (31.25%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) PKI
6 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Replication

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) FTP
6 2 (12.50%) HTTP
6 2 (12.50%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) DHCP
7 1 (6.25%) ADSL
7 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CESG
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Phone 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Phone
4 5 (31.25%) Android
4 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Firmware
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Sophos
5 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
5 3 (18.75%) Draytek
5 3 (18.75%) Veritas
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
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