The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 41 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.86% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 2.27% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £317
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +14.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
VMware ESX
Wiltshire

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.43% 12.02% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 16
Median daily rate £350 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 10
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Migration
3 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (61.54%) MCSE
5 8 (61.54%) MCSA
5 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
7 6 (46.15%) Sophos
8 5 (38.46%) WSUS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Exchange Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Migration
2 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSA
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
1 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) Sophos
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Forcepoint
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle