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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 71 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 0.80% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 8.82% 6.67% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £220 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.18 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £13.65 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+131.17% -39.56%
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
68 75 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.38% 12.06% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £252 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £409 £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 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 ESXi across the North East region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 5 £220 -49.21%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Migration
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) NAS
3 9 (64.29%) EMC VNX
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) EMC
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 9 (64.29%) CLARiiON
3 9 (64.29%) Symmetrix
3 9 (64.29%) Replication
3 9 (64.29%) Celerra
4 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (42.86%) Service Management
6 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (21.43%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) NAS
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) SAN Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Storage Support Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) SAN Support
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Celerra
1 9 (64.29%) CLARiiON
1 9 (64.29%) EMC VNX
1 9 (64.29%) Replication
1 9 (64.29%) Symmetrix
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Migration
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 6 (42.86%) Service Management
5 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp