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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 65 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 1.90% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 9.21% 12.28% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +59.09%
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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
76 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.25% 15.47% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 31
Average daily rate £325 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.30 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Intel
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 2000
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (83.33%) Windows NT
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) MCSE
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (75.00%) Clustering
4 9 (75.00%) Degree
5 8 (66.67%) BladeLogic
5 8 (66.67%) SCOM
5 8 (66.67%) NAS
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 8 (66.67%) SLA
5 8 (66.67%) Change Management
5 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (66.67%) Terminal Services
6 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (58.33%) ISA Server
6 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) IIS
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) NAS
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Broadband
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 2000
3 10 (83.33%) Windows NT
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Change Management
1 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Terminal Services
4 7 (58.33%) ISA Server
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 8 (66.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Intel
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
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