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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 40 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.54% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 7.14% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£168 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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
78 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.14% 10.69% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 13
Average daily rate £225 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £221 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £11.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +75.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £14.50 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £27.50 £12.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Crawley - - - - 3
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec