The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 40 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.06% 0.20% -
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
VMware ESXi
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
40 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.64% 7.27% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 25
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.80 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.99% +134.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
East of England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft