The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 63 49 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.41% 1.74% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.17% 13.51% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
VMware ESXi
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
72 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.77% 12.89% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 23
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 £160 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £32.50 £33.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.99%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kings Langley - - - -
Watford - - - -
VMware ESXi
East of England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) NFS
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Online Games
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) NFS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) VMFS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP