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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 114 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 16 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 4.79% 6.06% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 13
Median daily rate £375 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -6.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
334 396 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.29% 14.39% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 196 189
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 84 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Norfolk - 6 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £425 +1.19% 1
Bedfordshire +5 2 £463 +143.42%
Hertfordshire 0 2 £363 -3.33% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) CRM
6 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
7 5 (21.74%) SCCM
8 4 (17.39%) SCOM
8 4 (17.39%) SCVMM
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (17.39%) vSphere
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) Unix

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 (34.78%) IIS
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.35%) MOF
7 1 (4.35%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Cobbler
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Bacula
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle