Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 January 2018 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 133 156
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -50
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 6.00% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Manchester median daily rate £325 £321 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -19.69% +33.33%
10th Percentile £219 £115 £325
90th Percentile £388 £431 £452
North West median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.75 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.75 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 350 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.62% 11.03% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 217 176
Manchester median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £135 £131 £143
90th Percentile £570 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.67% +7.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 35
Manchester median hourly rate £17.22 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.52% -6.90% +1.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.13 £10.85
90th Percentile £31.05 £20.04 £20.65
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Manchester

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 1 £223 -47.65%
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Server Building
8 5 (31.25%) IIS
8 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 5 (31.25%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) vSphere
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) Apache
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (18.75%) Apple
10 3 (18.75%) DHCP
10 3 (18.75%) MCSA
10 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) Office 365
10 3 (18.75%) MCITP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Server Building
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Aruba