The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 114 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 3.33% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £325 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +46.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £273 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £395 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.20% +29.64%
VMware ESXi
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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
281 270 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.46% 10.38% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 142 118
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £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 74 32 58
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the East of England region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the East of England region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +7 1 £105 -75.29%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
VMware ESXi
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) DNS
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco
8 6 (35.29%) SAN
8 6 (35.29%) DHCP
8 6 (35.29%) Replication
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (29.41%) Clustering
9 5 (29.41%) SCCM
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (29.41%) Firewall
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (23.53%) VPN
10 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 4 (23.53%) UNIX
10 4 (23.53%) Puppet
10 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (23.53%) VLAN
11 3 (17.65%) PKI

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
5 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
5 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
5 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
1 3 (17.65%) MSMQ
1 3 (17.65%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 5 (29.41%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) PKI
3 3 (17.65%) Online Games
3 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) VCP4
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) vCloud
3 3 (17.65%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Nagios
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 3 (17.65%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 3 (17.65%) Clearswift
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Lotus
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) SAP