The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.55% - 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 5.36% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-45.94% -1.78%
VMware ESX
North East

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

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.22% 10.70% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 9
Average daily rate £337 £307 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £199 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.96% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £13.50 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.50 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £305 - 1
VMware ESX
North East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (50.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) RHEV
4 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) RHEV
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (50.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle