The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.65% 2.45% -
As % of the System Software category 9.86% 17.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
VMware ESX
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.71% 13.99% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 35
Average daily rate £275 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £44.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Essex region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Essex region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Brentwood - 3 £180 -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) iSeries
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) AS400
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (33.33%) BMC
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Access
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iSeries
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) HP