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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 118 109 150
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 11 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 1.03% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.14% 7.84% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £200 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £38.84 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
350 370 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.06% 13.15% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 169 185
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £148 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 76 92
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.59% +34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.45 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £50.00 £29.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 -1 7 £200 -40.74%
Cambridgeshire +22 2 £235 +56.66%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £188 -55.88% 3
Essex -17 1 £200 -46.66%
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (60.00%) SCCM
7 11 (55.00%) vSphere
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (40.00%) HP
10 8 (40.00%) Dell
10 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
11 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (30.00%) Finance
12 6 (30.00%) Firewall
12 6 (30.00%) Citrix
12 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 5 (25.00%) Avaya
13 5 (25.00%) SAN
13 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
13 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
13 5 (25.00%) Linux
14 4 (20.00%) IIS
14 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (20.00%) SCOM

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 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) IBM Domino
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Debian
6 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) MOF
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) vSphere
4 10 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.00%) Firmware
7 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (10.00%) Ansible
5 2 (10.00%) Cobbler
5 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.00%) PowerCLI
5 2 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (5.00%) vMotion
6 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Dell
3 8 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Avaya
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Lotus
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) Altiris
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL