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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 114 117 145
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 11 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.96% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 3.15% 7.01% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Median daily rate £200 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £34.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.47% +8.73%
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
349 428 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.04% 13.64% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 199 200
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 84 82
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.92% +17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
Bedfordshire +2 8 £200 -40.74%
Cambridgeshire +28 1 £235 +56.66%
Hertfordshire +2 1 £188 -39.51%
Essex -13 1 £400 +6.66%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) SCCM
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (41.67%) vSphere
6 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (37.50%) ITIL
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 9 (37.50%) IIS
6 9 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) Dell
8 7 (29.17%) DNS
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (25.00%) Citrix
9 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (25.00%) Firewall

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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Domino
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) Intranet
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) CCTV
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Debian
7 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) CRM
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.17%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) vSphere
4 9 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.17%) Firmware
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) Backup Exec
3 4 (16.67%) SCOM
3 4 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) Ansible
5 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.33%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Dell
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) Avaya
5 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Lotus
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Altiris
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL