The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 43 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 0.25% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 2.63% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£225 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
- +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +56.06%
System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.45% 9.64% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 22
Average daily rate £345 £500 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.28 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £15.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.50 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VMware ESX
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VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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