The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wiltshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 55 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.92% 0.71% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 8.22% 6.67% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -14.16%
System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.25% 10.70% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 16
Average daily rate £325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £293 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.02 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Swindon -2 1 £225 -
Chippenham - - - -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) SCOM
2 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) HP SIM
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) vCloud

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) DV Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
1 7 (87.50%) SCOM
1 7 (87.50%) HP SIM
1 7 (87.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix