The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 106 87 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 14 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 1.58% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 4.56% 10.73% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 10
Median daily rate £388 £399 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £318 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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 Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
307 317 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.50% 14.74% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 176 173
Median daily rate £375 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 27
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £33.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 5 £375 -
Andover -13 3 £425 -
Farnborough 0 2 £475 +42.85%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (51.85%) Oracle
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
5 14 (51.85%) vSphere
6 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) Firewall
7 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (37.04%) IPv4
8 10 (37.04%) IPv6
8 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco
9 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (25.93%) Service Design
10 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
10 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) MS Office
11 6 (22.22%) SharePoint

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) IPv4
2 10 (37.04%) IPv6
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) IPsec
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Ajax
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) EMC VNX
2 4 (14.81%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (11.11%) VMS
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Service Design
2 6 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (22.22%) ISEB
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
7 1 (3.70%) CCNA
7 1 (3.70%) CCNP
7 1 (3.70%) CCSA
7 1 (3.70%) CCSE
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) MCITP
7 1 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) vSphere
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 1 (3.70%) Firmware
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Intel Security
6 6 (22.22%) F5
7 5 (18.52%) EMC
8 3 (11.11%) Isilon
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) Serena
9 2 (7.41%) Symantec
10 1 (3.70%) Arqiva
10 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.70%) IronPort
10 1 (3.70%) Juniper
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp
10 1 (3.70%) Nokia