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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Rank 47 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.46% 0.56% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 12.00% 3.75% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £270 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £14.87
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +112.27%

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
50 80 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.20% 14.84% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 33
Median daily rate £350 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £19.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (90.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 1 (10.00%) vMotion
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Security Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (90.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 9 (90.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (70.00%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft