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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 74 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.25% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 3.19% 2.08% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £305 £333
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +0.97%
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
94 96 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.59% 11.90% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 30
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £151 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 26
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% +32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.50 £38.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 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
Cambridge -8 1 £440 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Database Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC