The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 35 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 1.04% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 6.38% 5.77% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£550 £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +111.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.67% 18.06% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 21
Average daily rate £425 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £304 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 19
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) YAML
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) HP
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