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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.33% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.41% +14.28%
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
72 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.73% 8.89% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 33
Median daily rate £350 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £233 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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
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 29 August 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 - 2 £350 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) SCOM
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (14.29%) NFS
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript

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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Altiris
5 1 (14.29%) arcserve
5 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos