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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 67 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 0.20% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 9.43% 2.08% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.64% 9.38% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 15
Average daily rate £300 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £243 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.99 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -16 5 £450 +36.36% 1
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VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Change Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp