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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 103 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.36% 0.12% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 1.46% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £300 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £550 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £550 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
199 137 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.10% 8.56% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 49 88
Median daily rate £375 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 41 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 27 September 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 +1 5 £300 -45.45%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) arcserve
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat

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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) arcserve
3 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) QNAP