The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 April 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 Canary Wharf 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 21 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.37% - 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% -16.66%
System Software Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.11% 2.17% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Average daily rate £355 £176 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.70% -60.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £340 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
London

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 6 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (100.00%) MODAF
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Documentum
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CMMI
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Nimsoft

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (83.33%) Documentum
2 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 6 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (100.00%) MODAF
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CMMI
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) B2B
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) SEO
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CA
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Nimsoft