The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 41 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.90% 1.35% -
As % of the System Software category 12.68% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.01% 12.16% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 26
Average daily rate £325 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
4 7 (50.00%) XenApp
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Sophos
5 6 (42.86%) McAfee
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
6 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 3 (21.43%) Altiris
8 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (14.29%) SCOM
9 2 (14.29%) AppSense

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 7 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 4 (28.57%) SCCM
3 3 (21.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Sophos
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Altiris
5 2 (14.29%) AppSense