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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 110 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 18 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 10.36% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 3
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£375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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
288 280 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.51% 10.58% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 144 115
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 39 53
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £44.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 +17 12 £375 +10.29% 1
Essex +3 5 £180 -57.64% 3
Bedfordshire -5 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix
6 12 (44.44%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (33.33%) UNIX
8 9 (33.33%) NetApp
9 8 (29.63%) SAN
9 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Dell
9 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) AIX
11 6 (22.22%) IBM
12 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
12 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (18.52%) XenApp
12 5 (18.52%) vSphere
12 5 (18.52%) High Availability

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) LDAP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Flash
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) AS400
2 3 (11.11%) iSeries
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (7.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 5 (18.52%) XenApp
4 5 (18.52%) vSphere
5 3 (11.11%) PowerHA
5 3 (11.11%) XenServer
5 3 (11.11%) SRDF
6 2 (7.41%) vCloud
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) NetApp
5 8 (29.63%) Dell
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) IBM
7 3 (11.11%) BMC
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Acronis
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Symantec
8 2 (7.41%) Sophos
9 1 (3.70%) Intel
9 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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