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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / East of England
Rank 94 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 27 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.24% 0.30% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 9.25% 2.33% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 1
Median daily rate £365 £290 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% +61.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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
292 301 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.45% 13.00% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 178
Median daily rate £365 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £141 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 77 77
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.45 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £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
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +22 19 £365 +2.81%
Essex -4 6 £265 -1.85%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £188 -
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (97.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (60.53%) Avaya
4 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (55.26%) Finance
6 20 (52.63%) DNS
7 19 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (50.00%) SQL
7 19 (50.00%) CRM
7 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 19 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 17 (44.74%) IIS
8 17 (44.74%) ITIL
8 17 (44.74%) Epicor
9 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (28.95%) Linux
11 10 (26.32%) Unix
11 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
11 10 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
12 8 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 6 (15.79%) Citrix
13 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
13 6 (15.79%) SCCM
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008

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 19 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (44.74%) IIS
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.26%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Operations Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 10 (26.32%) Unix
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) CRM
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
3 10 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (21.05%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 4 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.26%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) Firmware
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (2.63%) vMotion
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Avaya
3 17 (44.74%) Epicor
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 5 (13.16%) Dell
7 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 4 (10.53%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco
8 2 (5.26%) Lotus
9 1 (2.63%) Apple
9 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL