The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 53 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 0.14% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 16.44% 1.72% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
VMware ESX
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.62% 8.23% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 11
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £14.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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
Watford - 6 - -
Stevenage - 4 - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) HP
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
7 8 (53.33%) Dell
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (33.33%) NetApp
9 5 (33.33%) High Availability
10 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (20.00%) Firewall
11 3 (20.00%) Replication
11 3 (20.00%) IBM
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (20.00%) Clustering
11 3 (20.00%) IIS
11 3 (20.00%) Perl
11 3 (20.00%) AIX
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle
11 3 (20.00%) UNIX
11 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (20.00%) EMC
11 3 (20.00%) Citrix
11 3 (20.00%) DHCP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) SRDF
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) PowerHA
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Acronis