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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 122 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.084% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 2.67% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate - £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.56 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £13.65 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+131.17% -39.56%
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
289 337 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.13% 13.19% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 152 154
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £526 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 82 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £29.75 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) MCTS
8 2 (18.18%) MCITP
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
8 2 (18.18%) Test Management
8 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (18.18%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) FileMaker
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) HPUX
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VCAP
2 2 (18.18%) VCP4
2 2 (18.18%) VCP5
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
6 1 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Perforce
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) EMC