Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.47% 0.33% 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 6.67% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Chester median daily rate £450 £190 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +136.84% -55.29% +6.25%
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.15% 4.98% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 19
Chester median daily rate £280 £298 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -25.63% -
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -14.47% +1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -12.45% -16.65%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £16.65 £13.75 £34.88
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -6.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Chester

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Chester

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 Chester region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM