The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.36% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
VMware ESX
South Wales

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

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.59% 7.21% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 12
Median daily rate £350 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware