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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 0.68% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 5.49% 5.05% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £25.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +64.51%
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
91 99 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.40% 13.38% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 11
Median daily rate £325 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 9
Median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.15 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £40.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 3 £250 +8.69%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management
3 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
6 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (44.44%) SLA
7 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (22.22%) vSphere
8 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
8 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 2 (22.22%) HP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) HP