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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.30% 0.28% -
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £377
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
32 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.64% 11.91% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 20
Average daily rate £350 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £441 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.19 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -50.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) MCSA
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Sophos
6 5 (50.00%) WSUS
7 4 (40.00%) Data Centre

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Exchange Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSA
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) NetApp
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (30.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
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