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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 36 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.40% 1.02% -
As % of the System Software category 8.89% 6.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £337 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
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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
45 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.79% 17.06% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 25
Average daily rate £400 £450 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £242 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
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 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £25.05 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 30 September 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) YAML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) C

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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