The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.69% -
As % of the System Software category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
VMware ESX
South East

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

System Software Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 96 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.21% 16.52% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 31
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.92 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

VMware ESX
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware