The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 40 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.10% 1.00% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 8.70% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£328 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £293
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +4.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.34% 11.44% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 26
Average daily rate £263 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £172 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.81 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.85% -9.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Military
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Netcool
3 3 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Junos
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 3 (42.86%) WhatsUp Gold

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Junos
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) X.400
General
1 4 (57.14%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Netcool
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Crossbeam
2 3 (42.86%) TippingPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec