The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 54 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.07% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 8.45% 2.99% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £263 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.96% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.70% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +35.48%
VMware ESX
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
71 67 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.63% 7.72% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 42
Median daily rate £350 £328 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.70 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% +19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £9.30 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £27.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wales region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 £263 - 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Altiris
6 1 (16.67%) arcserve
6 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos