The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 13 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.11% - 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
VMware ESX
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 17.81% 26.60% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Average daily rate £155 £315 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.79% +46.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £290 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £331 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 3 £375 -
VMware ESX
West Midlands

VMware ESX
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CA