The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 65 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% - 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
VMware ESX
Wales

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

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.57% 11.30% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 22
Median daily rate £450 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £380 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 1 £450 - 1
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) arcserve
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) arcserve
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos