The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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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 Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.88% 14.36% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 18
Average daily rate £310 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) OCP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (50.00%) RHCE
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) OCP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (50.00%) RHCE
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix