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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 18 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.45% 1.22% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 20.00% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £394 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% +17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
13 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.42% 6.10% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
Median daily rate £425 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £257 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware