The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 34 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.64% 4.76% -
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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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 Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.14% 16.67% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 7
Average daily rate £463 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £171 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) IIS
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) SAN
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (52.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
7 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (35.29%) MCSE
8 6 (35.29%) MCSA
8 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) VBScript
9 5 (29.41%) VB
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Workflow
9 5 (29.41%) BladeLogic
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
10 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (58.82%) IIS
2 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) SUSE
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (52.94%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Security Hardening
6 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
1 6 (35.29%) MCSA
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) BladeLogic
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) BMC
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle