The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 60 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 9.30% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £200 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.75% -51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £200 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £200 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.43% 8.45% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 25
Average daily rate £375 £291 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £26.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +82.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.60 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.90 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
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 19 December 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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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 - - - -
VMware ESX
South West

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) SCOM
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) SLA
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (62.50%) HP SIM
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) SQL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) HP SIM
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix