The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 49 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 3.13% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +23.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 32 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.13% 5.27% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 35
Average daily rate £375 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec