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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 123 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.75% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 5.42% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
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£355 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
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
349 332 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.52% 13.81% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 155 144
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £141 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 70 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £325 +30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -6 3 £510 +23.63% 1
Essex -9 2 £350 -
Norfolk - 1 £213 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
VMware ESXi
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (50.00%) Replication
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) Clustering
8 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) PKI
9 4 (25.00%) VLAN
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (25.00%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) LDAP
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
6 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
6 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) MSMQ
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
3 4 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (18.75%) Online Games
4 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) NFS
4 3 (18.75%) vCloud
5 2 (12.50%) KVM
6 1 (6.25%) VMFS
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
4 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) McAfee
5 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SAP