The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Kent region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.39% 0.72% -
As % of the System Software category 3.33% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.72% 23.55% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 18
Average daily rate £350 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £115 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware