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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 46 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.26% - 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £348
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
52 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.65% 13.77% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 16
Average daily rate £425 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 - -
Luton - - - - 1
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware