The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Gloucester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 26 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.37% - 2.71%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate £400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +2.27%
System Software Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.59% 17.74% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 21
Average daily rate £360 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

VMware ESX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) HP