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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 1.06% 2.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 5.56% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £328 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £377 £351
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
VMware ESX
South West

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
34 72 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.13% 19.00% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 36
Average daily rate £385 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £13.10 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £23.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Gloucester +2 1 - -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos