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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.56%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
VMware ESXi
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
40 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.94% 17.29% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 25
Average daily rate £425 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £478 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Average hourly rate £10.20 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - - - - 1
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Advertising
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Veeam
6 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (28.57%) Network Management
6 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Data Security

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
1 6 (85.71%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (28.57%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint