The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 32 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.51% - 4.15%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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- - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +51.51%
VMware ESX
East of 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 Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.18% 7.22% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 29
Average daily rate £234 £256 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £225 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £263 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.60 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp