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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 52 49
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.50% 1.51%
As % of the System Software category - 3.90% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate - £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
VMware ESX
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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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.66% 12.75% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £269 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.82 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £12.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.41 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas