The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 5.77% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £335 £301
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 104 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.65% 14.04% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 27
Average daily rate £300 £250 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Cambridge -5 2 - - 1
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) ERP
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) CentOS
6 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (44.44%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) BCP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco