The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
VMware ESX
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.33% 13.19% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 10
Median daily rate £365 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
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 Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Slough

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 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 Slough region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas