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 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 - - 43
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
75 79 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.12% 12.32% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 19
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.01% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.15 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware