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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 58 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.60% 0.98% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 14.89% 5.56% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +70.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +3.77%
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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
94 126 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.73% 17.70% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 14
Average daily rate £350 £365 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +52.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 52 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.99 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 26 November 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) MCSE
3 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (77.78%) Windows 2000
4 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 14 (77.78%) Windows NT
5 13 (72.22%) IIS
5 13 (72.22%) Intel
5 13 (72.22%) SAN
5 13 (72.22%) NAS
5 13 (72.22%) BladeLogic
6 12 (66.67%) Change Management
6 12 (66.67%) Clustering
6 12 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 12 (66.67%) Terminal Services
6 12 (66.67%) SLA
6 12 (66.67%) Citrix
7 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (61.11%) Finance
7 11 (61.11%) Degree
8 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (55.56%) SCOM
8 10 (55.56%) BizTalk Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) IIS
2 10 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
1 13 (72.22%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) Broadband
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Administrator
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Windows 2000
3 14 (77.78%) Windows NT
4 12 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (88.89%) MCSE
2 11 (61.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Terminal Services
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (55.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) BladeLogic
2 10 (55.56%) SCOM
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
4 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Intel
3 12 (66.67%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) McAfee
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
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