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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 103 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 5.71% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 9
Median daily rate £389 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
VMware ESX
England

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
195 175 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.61% 11.31% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 76 108
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 37
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £17.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -30.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £17.65 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 2 £338 -
Derbyshire -3 1 £440 +5.07%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) QNAP
6 1 (9.09%) Skype
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Environment Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) arcserve
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) PTC
3 1 (9.09%) QNAP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec