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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 120 125 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 4.33% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £303 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £428 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% +31.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £26.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +2.88%
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
365 462 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.32% 14.83% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 247 226
Median daily rate £375 £320 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 83 87
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 5 £350 +3.70% 1
Essex -5 2 £400 +6.66%
Hertfordshire +12 1 £188 -39.51% 2
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (84.00%) Windows
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) IIS
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) SCCM
6 9 (36.00%) vSphere
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) HP
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
9 6 (24.00%) CRM
9 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (20.00%) SAN
10 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 (40.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) CCTV
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Debian
7 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) MOF
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (16.00%) SCOM
2 4 (16.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.00%) Puppet
5 1 (4.00%) Bacula
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael James Lee Associates
Posted: 6 hours ago