The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 40 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 1.33% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 9.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £413 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +8.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -44.82%
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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
33 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.26% 14.00% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 29
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £182 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMware ESXi
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault