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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 5.13%
As % of the System Software category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
VMware ESX
Gloucestershire

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
8 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.30% 24.24% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 12
Average daily rate £380 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware