The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 78 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 13 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 0.34% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 10.16% 3.77% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£369 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
VMware ESX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
128 106 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.33% 8.88% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 58
Average daily rate £359 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £201 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.57 £12.50 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £42.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Buckinghamshire region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Buckinghamshire region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 11 £388 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) SAN
3 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
5 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (53.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (53.85%) Clustering
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Veritas
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) 3PAR
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (38.46%) Veritas File System
7 5 (38.46%) UNIX
7 5 (38.46%) VMS
7 5 (38.46%) AIX
7 5 (38.46%) IBM
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) EMC
7 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
7 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (38.46%) Migration
7 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) NetApp
9 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (15.38%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) LPAR
3 3 (23.08%) HACMP
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) VMS
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) AWK
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) sed
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (38.46%) Veritas File System
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Veritas
3 7 (53.85%) Symantec
4 6 (46.15%) 3PAR
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) BMC