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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 66 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 2.86% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £379 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
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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
81 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.60% 4.20% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 13
Average daily rate £385 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.15 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015, 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Change Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
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