Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 128 138
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.16% 0.25% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 2.27% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Manchester median daily rate £343 £274 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.11% +19.67% -20.43%
10th Percentile £214 £164 £155
90th Percentile £475 £325 £421
North West median daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +18.52%
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 477 308 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.22% 10.89% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 178 244
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £131 £117 £163
90th Percentile £626 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 36
Manchester median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +16.98% -1.85%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.80 £9.75
90th Percentile £27.49 £32.30 £20.73
North West median hourly rate £15.59 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.21% +8.93% -3.45%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) OpenView
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Architect
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell