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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 1.02% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 11.49% 10.71% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £310 £285 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £226 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £365 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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 84 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.28% 9.53% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 44
Median daily rate £313 £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £121 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £18.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.50 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 28 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) MS Office
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 13 (100.00%) Wyse
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (100.00%) AppSense
1 13 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
1 13 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Office 365
4 8 (61.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (61.54%) Symantec
4 8 (61.54%) BitLocker
4 8 (61.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (53.85%) Dell
5 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (46.15%) CA
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco

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 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
1 13 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (61.54%) BitLocker
2 8 (61.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) AppSense
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Wyse
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) Symantec
4 7 (53.85%) Dell
5 6 (46.15%) CA
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Xerox
7 2 (15.38%) Polycom