The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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 - 60 70
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 1.89% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £208
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.02% 8.39% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 33
Average daily rate £250 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp