The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 2.01%
As % of the System Software category - - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.34% +9.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
54 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.84% 13.38% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 10
Average daily rate £310 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £125 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) L2TP
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) L2TP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) MetaFrame
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk