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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 139 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 3.88% 0.29% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.32% +29.64%
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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
309 340 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.48% 11.88% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 125 79
Average daily rate £350 £265 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 73 54
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £11.61 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Manchester - 6 £260 - 5
Cheshire - 4 £408 -
Lancashire - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) SSL
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (33.33%) Citrix
8 9 (33.33%) LAN
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) MySQL
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) NetApp
10 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Android
11 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 6 (22.22%) CESG
11 6 (22.22%) PKI
11 6 (22.22%) Firmware
11 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (22.22%) F5
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (22.22%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SSL
2 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
4 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (18.52%) NAS
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) SMTP
5 5 (18.52%) HTTP
6 4 (14.81%) FTP
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.70%) VPLS
9 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
9 1 (3.70%) IPv4
9 1 (3.70%) MPLS
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CESG
1 6 (22.22%) PKI
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
5 6 (22.22%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNA
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) NCIE
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (22.22%) Firmware
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (11.11%) NFS
6 3 (11.11%) XenApp
7 1 (3.70%) XenServer
7 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (3.70%) iptables
7 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.70%) Samba
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) MOM
2 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) F5
6 5 (18.52%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (11.11%) Veritas
7 3 (11.11%) Veeam
8 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) AppSense