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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 65 42 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 2.08% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 16.18% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +23.49%
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
82 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.47% 12.83% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 21
Average daily rate £275 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 10
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 1 £400 -
Watford - - - -
Baldock - - - -
VMware ESX
East of England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Acronis
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Acronis
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos