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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 17 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 0.88% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 5.35% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Median daily rate £330 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
314 318 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.70% 16.52% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 192 171
Median daily rate £375 £338 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Hook +6 10 £318 -18.06%
Winchester -2 2 £475 +18.75%
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 20 (68.97%) Windows
6 19 (65.52%) SAN
7 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
7 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
9 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
10 14 (48.28%) Cisco
11 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (44.83%) NetApp
11 13 (44.83%) XML
11 13 (44.83%) VBScript
11 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
11 13 (44.83%) MCSA
11 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
11 13 (44.83%) Firewall
11 13 (44.83%) MCITP
11 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
11 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
11 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (41.38%) Skype
12 12 (41.38%) Skype for Business
12 12 (41.38%) VoIP
12 12 (41.38%) ITIL
13 7 (24.14%) EMC
13 7 (24.14%) vSphere
14 6 (20.69%) Customer Requirements

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 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (41.38%) Skype for Business
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) SAN
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Skype
3 12 (41.38%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Integration Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (13.79%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (13.79%) EMC VNX
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.45%) SUSE
8 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.45%) Unix
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (20.69%) Validation
3 4 (13.79%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
1 13 (44.83%) VBScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Korn
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) MCITP
3 13 (44.83%) MCSA
3 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.79%) ISEB
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) RHCA
6 1 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) SRDF
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) NetApp
5 7 (24.14%) EMC
6 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.45%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas