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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 68 53
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.86% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category - 6.96% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
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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
77 115 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.61% 12.42% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £15.11 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.80 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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 28 May 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Intel
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Server Hardening
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Intel