The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.92% 0.48% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 5.63% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
90 71 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.19% 8.45% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 41
Average daily rate £350 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £308 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.09 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.04 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £12.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Clustering
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) VMS
5 5 (45.45%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) EMC
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
5 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
5 5 (45.45%) Veritas File System
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Perl

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Broadband
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Spanish Language
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
5 2 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) LPAR
2 3 (27.27%) HACMP
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) VMS
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) AWK
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) sed
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (63.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas File System
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 7 (63.64%) Veritas
4 5 (45.45%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
5 4 (36.36%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) BMC