The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / East of England
Rank 100 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 24 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.43% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 3.34% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
Median daily rate £345 £375 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £302 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £468 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -

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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
288 299 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.53% 12.85% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 144 148
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £169 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 85
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 20 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
Norfolk - 11 £365 -
Essex +4 8 £265 -1.85%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £200 -44.82%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 39 (95.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (53.66%) DNS
5 21 (51.22%) Avaya
5 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
6 20 (48.78%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (48.78%) CRM
6 20 (48.78%) SharePoint
6 20 (48.78%) SQL
6 20 (48.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 19 (46.34%) ITIL
7 19 (46.34%) Finance
8 18 (43.90%) IIS
8 18 (43.90%) Epicor
9 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (34.15%) Linux
11 13 (31.71%) Unix
11 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (29.27%) Forensic Analysis
13 10 (24.39%) Digital Forensics
14 9 (21.95%) Degree
14 9 (21.95%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
16 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
16 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
17 5 (12.20%) Network Packet Analysis
17 5 (12.20%) Computer Science

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (48.78%) BizTalk Server
1 20 (48.78%) SharePoint
2 18 (43.90%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) Intranet
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Unix
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) CRM
2 19 (46.34%) ITIL
3 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (29.27%) Forensic Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (24.39%) Digital Forensics
6 9 (21.95%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (12.20%) Network Packet Analysis
8 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.76%) ITSM
9 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.44%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (95.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (48.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (2.44%) vMotion
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Avaya
3 18 (43.90%) Epicor
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Adobe
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL