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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 43 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 1.15% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 6.67% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £197 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £316 £348
% change year-on-year
+19.76% -8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -30.55%
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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
41 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.35% 17.18% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 4
Average daily rate £348 £250 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £325 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.82 £18.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.22% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £14.40 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.73 £21.60 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) vSphere
3 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) McAfee
4 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
4 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
4 7 (63.64%) Network Management
4 7 (63.64%) F5
4 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
4 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (63.64%) Network Security
4 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (63.64%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (54.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (54.55%) Junos
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
3 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
5 6 (54.55%) Network Design
5 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) JSP 440
2 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) vSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (18.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (9.09%) Netcool
4 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) McAfee
3 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
3 7 (63.64%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Crossbeam
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp