The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 25 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% - 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.34% 5.08% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £269 £467 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware ESX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec