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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 36 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 2.05% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 16.67% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £321 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
28 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.79% 12.29% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 28
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £249 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £513 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 - 2 £321 - 1
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) Siebel
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) QlikView
5 4 (40.00%) IronPort
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Informatica

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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Debian
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (20.00%) Line Management
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (20.00%) Gluster
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Cacti
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Siebel
4 4 (40.00%) Informatica
4 4 (40.00%) IronPort
5 2 (20.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Ektron
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat