The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 108 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.073% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.85% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
321 118 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.36% 10.75% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 52 35
Median daily rate £315 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £635 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 20
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £12.36 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the North East region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the North East region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -28 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North East region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) NFS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Convergys
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat