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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 111 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 21 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.42% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.91% 2.93% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £369 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
428 410 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.57% 14.35% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 209 129
Average daily rate £300 £253 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 63 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Hertfordshire - 10 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £425 +15.25%
Essex - 4 £420 -
Bedfordshire +2 1 £190 +11.76% 1
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 36 (92.31%) VMware
2 31 (79.49%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (43.59%) Citrix
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (38.46%) HP
8 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.77%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) UNIX
10 11 (28.21%) Linux
11 10 (25.64%) Oracle
11 10 (25.64%) Dell
11 10 (25.64%) Migration
11 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
12 9 (23.08%) EMC
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.08%) SAN
12 9 (23.08%) MCSE
12 9 (23.08%) LAN
12 9 (23.08%) WAN
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.51%) NetApp
14 7 (17.95%) Cisco
14 7 (17.95%) IIS
14 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.95%) DNS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.56%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SAN
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
3 4 (10.26%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) SSH
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MS Access
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Database Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Flash
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) AS400
4 3 (7.69%) iSeries
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.21%) UNIX
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Solaris
6 6 (15.38%) AIX
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) HPUX
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 4 (10.26%) Change Control
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Information Security
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Bourne shell
2 3 (7.69%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (23.08%) MCSE
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (17.95%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) XenApp
6 3 (7.69%) SRDF
6 3 (7.69%) PowerHA
7 2 (5.13%) vCloud
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Citrix
3 15 (38.46%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle
4 10 (25.64%) Dell
5 9 (23.08%) EMC
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) NetApp
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco
8 6 (15.38%) IBM
9 5 (12.82%) BMC
9 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (10.26%) Sun
11 3 (7.69%) Symantec
12 1 (2.56%) CommVault
12 1 (2.56%) Intel
12 1 (2.56%) Sophos
12 1 (2.56%) SAP
12 1 (2.56%) Mitel
12 1 (2.56%) Metastorm
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