The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £274 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +2.27%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.67% 8.57% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 24
Average daily rate £310 £296 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £274 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MetaFrame
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (33.33%) L2TP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) L2TP
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) MetaFrame
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk