The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 53 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.81% 0.55% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 4.72% 3.92% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £425 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £436 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
VMware ESX
East of England

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

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 102 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.21% 14.05% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 40
Average daily rate £394 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £143 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £11.74 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
Cambridge -6 4 £450 +7.14%
Huntingdon - 1 £135 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) MOF
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
1 4 (80.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus