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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 31 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.65% - 4.04%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£678 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
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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
14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.03% 6.67% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £493 £115 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+328.26% -63.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £115 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technology Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas