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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 146 115 140
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.097% 0.26% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 1.90% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£325 £206 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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
340 315 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.03% 13.43% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 115 194
Average daily rate £280 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £152 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 74 62
Average hourly rate £21.63 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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
Suffolk 0 1 £475 +111.11%
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) VMFS
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) CA