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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 88 82 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 1.14% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 10.27% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £383 £422 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +35.48%
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
161 185 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.31% 11.12% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 79 67
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 58
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 30 May 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
Derbyshire +2 6 £375 -11.11% 1
Lincolnshire +3 1 £400 -5.88%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (87.50%) Unix
3 21 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
4 19 (79.17%) Configuration Management
4 19 (79.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
5 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
7 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
7 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
9 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (33.33%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.33%) QA
11 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (8.33%) Retail
11 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
12 1 (4.17%) Service Management
12 1 (4.17%) Change Management
12 1 (4.17%) Project Management
12 1 (4.17%) EPoS

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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Architect
2 19 (79.17%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 21 (87.50%) Unix
3 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (87.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Configuration Management
1 19 (79.17%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (41.67%) Process Improvement
3 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) R
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) arcserve
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec