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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 69 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 8.06% 5.08% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £235 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.52% +1.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
62 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.26% 6.84% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 9
Average daily rate £235 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £19.25 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Wyse
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) Polycom
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
2 4 (80.00%) CA
2 4 (80.00%) Wyse
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Polycom
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (20.00%) ProCurve