The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 35 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 0.29% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 2.44% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £190 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £353 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.48%
VMware ESX
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.21% 11.78% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 18
Median daily rate £350 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +52.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 2 £350 +84.21%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) HP