The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 1.32% -
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 8.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £238 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
VMware ESX
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

System Software Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
54 57 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.42% 15.08% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 9
Median daily rate £250 £356 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £535 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £30.00 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Oxford region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Oxford region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VMware ESX
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware