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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 132 129 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 15 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.37% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 3.40% 2.68% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £415 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.81 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.06%
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
441 411 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 13.99% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 205 124
Average daily rate £313 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 65
Average hourly rate £23.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 July 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 July 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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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
Hertfordshire -9 6 £310 -22.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £425 +6.25%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £264 +55.14% 1
Essex - 1 £420 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (48.78%) Citrix
5 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
8 15 (36.59%) HP
9 14 (34.15%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Migration
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) LAN
10 11 (26.83%) WAN
11 10 (24.39%) Dell
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (21.95%) EMC
12 9 (21.95%) DNS
12 9 (21.95%) MCSE
12 9 (21.95%) IIS
12 9 (21.95%) UNIX
12 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) vSphere
13 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
13 8 (19.51%) XenApp
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.07%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (21.95%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.44%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) LAN
1 11 (26.83%) WAN
2 9 (21.95%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) LDAP
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) SSH
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.44%) ADSL
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Database Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) DTV
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Linux
5 9 (21.95%) UNIX
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 4 (9.76%) AIX
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) HPUX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) High Availability
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Release Management
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) Bourne shell
2 3 (7.32%) C-shell
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.95%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCDA
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.51%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) PowerHA
5 3 (7.32%) SRDF
6 2 (4.88%) vCloud
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) VMware
2 20 (48.78%) Citrix
3 15 (36.59%) HP
4 10 (24.39%) Dell
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 9 (21.95%) EMC
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.63%) NetApp
8 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.76%) Sun
9 4 (9.76%) IBM
10 3 (7.32%) SAP
10 3 (7.32%) BMC
10 3 (7.32%) Symantec
11 1 (2.44%) Sophos
11 1 (2.44%) Metastorm
11 1 (2.44%) CommVault
11 1 (2.44%) Intel
11 1 (2.44%) Mitel