The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £34.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.47% +8.73%
VMware ESX
Hertfordshire

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

System Software Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 15.79% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -36.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%