The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 137 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.21% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 2.19% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£250 £423 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.82% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £360 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.20% +29.64%
VMware ESXi
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
291 274 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.53% 9.76% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 123 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -14 1 £175 -51.38% 7
Wiltshire - 1 £250 - 2
Bristol - - - - 3
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Windows NT
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (11.11%) Dell
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Nagios
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) CESG
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) PKI
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) Wiki
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 4 (44.44%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago