The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 72 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 2.94% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £350 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 34 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.79% 5.18% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 53
Average daily rate £425 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £16.60 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £110.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
South West

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
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