The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 84 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 4.81% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£344 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.27% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.62 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -
System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
181 187 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.51% 12.91% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 38
Average daily rate £325 £263 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £125 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.22 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the East Midlands region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +12 3 £344 -1.78%
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (12.50%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) vCloud
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP