The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 1.71% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 175 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.70% 11.50% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 84 91
Average daily rate £330 £335 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.31 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £23.00 £22.40
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 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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Derbyshire - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (75.00%) UNIX
4 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) HP
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 2 (10.00%) DHCP
12 2 (10.00%) DNS
12 2 (10.00%) Cisco
12 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (10.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 15 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 15 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco