The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Middlesex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 29 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.39% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 5.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.04% 10.00% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Average daily rate £469 £378 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VMware ESX
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) HACMP
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) PowerHA
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) HACMP
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware