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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 137 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.58% -
As % of the System Software category 1.90% 4.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£213 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
VMware ESXi
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
369 328 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.02% 13.56% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 137 198
Average daily rate £275 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 80 72
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £25.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Norfolk - 3 £175 -
Hertfordshire -31 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £340 - 2
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Replication
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Puppet
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
7 1 (9.09%) LAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 1 (9.09%) DMZ
7 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) PKI
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (9.09%) e-Health
5 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) KVM
4 2 (18.18%) NFS
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VMFS
4 2 (18.18%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Clearswift
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) CA