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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / East Midlands
Rank 93 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.95% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.83% 9.68% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Median daily rate £412 £390 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -10.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
164 155 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.33% 9.79% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 70 93
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £114 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -14 2 £426 +9.23%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £325 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) PTC
3 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps

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 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) PTC
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) HP