The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 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 Cardiff 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 3.19%
As % of the System Software category - - 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £328 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.58% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.21% 14.62% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 1
Average daily rate £313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware ESX
South Wales

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
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%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) UAG

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk