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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.16% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 11.49% 7.04% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £388 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
VMware ESX
South West

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
87 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.06% 8.06% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 21
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £234 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £50.20 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 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 3 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 10 (66.67%) XenApp
3 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 10 (66.67%) Wyse
3 10 (66.67%) Thin Client
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) AppSense
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 4 (26.67%) CA
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Skype
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Skype
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Expert
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 10 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) XenApp
2 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Wyse
3 8 (53.33%) AppSense
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (26.67%) CA
7 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Polycom
9 1 (6.67%) Google
9 1 (6.67%) HP
9 1 (6.67%) IBM
9 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (6.67%) ProCurve