The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 42 45
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.25% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category - 1.89% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.07% 13.45% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 33
Average daily rate £375 £313 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £9.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £16.01 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Oxford - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper