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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / North East
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.50%
As % of the System Software category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -

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
113 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.54% 7.79% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 48 39
Median daily rate £290 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -47.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £9.28 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.40 £27.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Convergys
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Convergys
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat