The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 17 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.07% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 5.56% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.33% 17.14% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate £260 £288 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £178 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £313 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Back Office
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Maximo
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Intel

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Insight
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Intel