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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 43 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.76% 1.79% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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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
41 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.71% 19.38% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 23
Average daily rate £388 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -69.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 27 August 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 August 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