Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 137 116
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.33% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 3.08% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Manchester median daily rate £293 £210 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £203 £157 £186
90th Percentile £322 £401 £480
North West median daily rate £325 £400 £263
% change year-on-year -18.75% +52.38% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £20.73 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.13% -
North West median hourly rate - £20.87 £19.91
% change year-on-year - +4.81% +109.55%

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 257 390 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.16% 10.68% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 200 185
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% +3.33%
10th Percentile £114 £163 £156
90th Percentile £558 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 43
Manchester median hourly rate £14.63 £12.58 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.26% -3.23% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.93 £20.38 £21.40
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.96% -3.57% -12.50%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
Salford - 1 £275 -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) HDFS
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Impala
4 1 (20.00%) Salt
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Impala
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) HDFS
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SAP