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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 89 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.50% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.02% 3.32% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
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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
199 241 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.26% 14.98% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 113 47
Average daily rate £350 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £70 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 47
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.26 £25.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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
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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 +15 5 £400 +13.96%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £175 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (61.11%) UNIX
6 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
6 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
6 11 (61.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (50.00%) HP
7 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (50.00%) Degree
7 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) IIS
11 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
12 2 (11.11%) C#
12 2 (11.11%) SQL
12 2 (11.11%) .NET
12 2 (11.11%) MCSE
12 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 2 (11.11%) VPN
12 2 (11.11%) Cisco
12 2 (11.11%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows XP
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
1 11 (61.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 9 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) IBM