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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 72 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 0.28% -
As % of the System Software category 5.77% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £274 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £379 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.52% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
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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
52 80 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.79% 11.14% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 19
Average daily rate £300 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £160 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.87 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £12.20 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales - 2 £495 -
South Wales 0 1 - -
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UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Change Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) F5
7 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (10.00%) BMC
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Novell