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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 35 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.37% 0.39% -
As % of the System Software category 5.00% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.33% 8.24% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC