The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.44% - -
As % of the System Software category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£347 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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
63 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 9.57% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 9
Average daily rate £320 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the Tyne and Wear region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Service Management
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) EMC
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 9 (69.23%) SAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) JSP 440
4 9 (69.23%) TippingPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (69.23%) WhatsUp Gold
4 9 (69.23%) 3PAR
4 9 (69.23%) Network Management
4 9 (69.23%) Junos
4 9 (69.23%) F5
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 9 (69.23%) vSphere
5 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) Network Security
1 9 (69.23%) Junos
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Service Management
1 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (69.23%) Incident Management
2 9 (69.23%) Network Management
3 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
4 7 (53.85%) Network Design
5 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
6 5 (38.46%) Time Management
7 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) JSP 440
2 7 (53.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) Netcool
3 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) EMC
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) TippingPoint
3 9 (69.23%) 3PAR
3 9 (69.23%) F5
4 8 (61.54%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 3 (23.08%) Crossbeam
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp