The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 98 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 1.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £13.65 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+131.17% -39.56%
VMware ESXi
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
165 170 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.53% 11.77% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 86 98
Average daily rate £273 £350 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% +218.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 50
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the East Midlands region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the East Midlands region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicestershire -11 1 £250 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (25.00%) IPv4
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IPv4
2 2 (25.00%) PBX
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat