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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 52 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.24% 1.83% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 10.67% 12.50% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £341
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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
75 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.59% 14.66% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 8
Average daily rate £300 £307 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +155.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £217 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.82 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.62% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.41 £20.70 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 2015. 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 -11 1 £300 +25.65% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Server
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
8 1 (10.00%) LAMP
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco