The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 43 52
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.96% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category - 9.00% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 100 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.97% 21.79% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £154 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £27.65 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
East of England

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 28 July 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
Basildon - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) NetApp
1 9 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Capacity Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Capacity Management Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) NetApp