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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 59 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 5.13% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £317
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
VMware ESX
Buckinghamshire

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
77 117 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.53% 14.22% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 39
Median daily rate £430 £390 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +17.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +21.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (37.50%) sed
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Veritas File System
5 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (37.50%) LPAR
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Broadband
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) HACMP
1 3 (37.50%) LPAR
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) AWK
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) sed
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas File System
2 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas