The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 73 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.55% 0.96% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 5.62% 10.42% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£275 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
VMware ESXi
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
89 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.71% 9.18% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 13
Average daily rate £295 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £8.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.20 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the North East region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -27 5 £275 -16.91%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Junos
5 4 (44.44%) F5
5 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) Junos
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) vSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
2 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) ArcSight