Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 132 128
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.34% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 2.34% 3.08% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 15
Manchester median daily rate £213 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.62% +8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £205 £187 £121
90th Percentile £475 £338 £415
North West median daily rate £430 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +32.31% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Manchester median hourly rate - - £20.73
North West median hourly rate - - £20.73

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 513 325 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.98% 11.15% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 201 225
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +12.31%
10th Percentile £153 £135 £136
90th Percentile £650 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 29
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% -
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.69 £10.05
90th Percentile £22.39 £35.00 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year - +10.52% +2.97%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Bolton - 2 - - 1
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 9 (75.00%) Veeam
5 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (66.67%) vSphere
6 7 (58.33%) Office 365
6 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (58.33%) Information Security
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Meraki
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) Firewall
9 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (25.00%) Replication
10 2 (16.67%) NAS
10 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server

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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Veeam
4 5 (41.67%) Meraki
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds