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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.33% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 3.03% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £200 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
72 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.22% 10.95% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 31
Median daily rate £200 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Java SE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Database Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL