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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 113 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 14 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.73% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 4.56% 5.46% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £368 £363 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +107.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
307 348 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.48% 13.37% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 152 214
Median daily rate £338 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 104 84
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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
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 8 December 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
Norfolk +16 9 £371 +4.50%
Essex +3 5 £265 -1.85%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Avaya
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) IIS
5 10 (38.46%) vSphere
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) CRM
6 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Epicor
6 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (30.77%) Dell
7 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 8 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (30.77%) SCCM
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) HP

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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) CCTV
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) CRM
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
2 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) vSphere
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.69%) Firmware
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (3.85%) vMotion
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Avaya
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Epicor
5 8 (30.77%) Dell
6 7 (26.92%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) Lotus
9 1 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL