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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 74 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% - 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +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
85 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.50% 10.48% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 28
Average daily rate £271 £200 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.62% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £162 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.60 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.20% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) KVM
2 4 (80.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware