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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.42% 1.27% -
As % of the System Software category 6.98% 10.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
43 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.08% 12.34% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 13
Average daily rate £338 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £137 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £13.39 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.15 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) HACMP
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) AWK
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) VMS
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (60.00%) LPAR
3 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) HACMP
1 3 (60.00%) LPAR
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) VMS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) AWK
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) sed
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VCP5
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp