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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 78 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 20 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 15.27% 3.80% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£418 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £305 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.62 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.81 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.06%
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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
131 158 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.36% 10.84% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 58
Average daily rate £325 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 42
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.62 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +8.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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
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 1 July 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 - 17 £415 -
Nottinghamshire -14 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £425 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
5 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
6 21 (75.00%) UNIX
7 20 (71.43%) Windows XP
7 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
7 20 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
8 17 (60.71%) Manufacturing
9 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
9 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
11 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.00%) HP
12 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
14 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (14.29%) DHCP
15 4 (14.29%) DNS
15 4 (14.29%) Citrix
15 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 4 (14.29%) Migration
16 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
16 3 (10.71%) Linux
17 2 (7.14%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (60.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Technical Leader
2 9 (32.14%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (75.00%) UNIX
4 20 (71.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
8 1 (3.57%) HPUX
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 20 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
6 1 (3.57%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) REXX
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Perforce