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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 28 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.42% - 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.10% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
VMware ESX
South East

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
36 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.38% 8.15% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 19
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £132 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.25 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (75.00%) BitLocker
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (75.00%) AppSense
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (75.00%) Wyse
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) BitLocker
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) AppSense
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 6 (75.00%) Wyse
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco