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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 73 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.85% -
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 7.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
68 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.00% 10.82% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 26
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £15.46 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £12.48 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 3 £338 +50.00%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) HACMP
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) AWK
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas File System
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) sed
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) LPAR

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Broadband
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) HACMP
2 3 (50.00%) LPAR
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) VMS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) AWK
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) sed
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VCP5
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas File System
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp