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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 82 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 41 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.83% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 12.97% 6.63% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 12
Average daily rate
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£398 £330 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.92%
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
316 332 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.13% 15.88% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 197 154
Average daily rate £370 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Winchester - 13 £388 -
Basingstoke +5 10 £425 +28.78%
Hook +8 6 £379 -0.06%
Andover -7 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (70.00%) Windows
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 38 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 28 (46.67%) vSphere
7 26 (43.33%) SQL
8 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (33.33%) Linux
10 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
11 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
12 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (25.00%) Oracle
14 14 (23.33%) Perl
14 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
15 13 (21.67%) Firewall
15 13 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (21.67%) SAN
15 13 (21.67%) IPv4
15 13 (21.67%) IPv6
15 13 (21.67%) MS Office
15 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 10 (16.67%) Citrix
17 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
18 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
18 8 (13.33%) Solaris
18 8 (13.33%) HP
18 8 (13.33%) EMC

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Lync
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) IPv4
1 13 (21.67%) IPv6
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) SNMP
2 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) IPsec
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Hudson
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.67%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 6 (10.00%) Designer
4 6 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) Storage Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 4 (6.67%) Solaris Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (5.00%) Ajax
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
1 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Windows
2 35 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (33.33%) Linux
5 16 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (13.33%) Solaris
8 6 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (8.33%) SUSE
10 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000
11 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 6 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.00%) Workflow
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.67%) ISEB
3 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) VCP4
6 3 (5.00%) VCP5
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
1 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (46.67%) vSphere
3 17 (28.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.33%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.00%) Postfix
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 6 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.33%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.33%) Netcool
4 2 (3.33%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle
4 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (13.33%) EMC
6 8 (13.33%) Cisco
6 8 (13.33%) HP
7 7 (11.67%) NetApp
7 7 (11.67%) McAfee
8 6 (10.00%) Symantec
8 6 (10.00%) ComArch
8 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
10 3 (5.00%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) Veritas
11 2 (3.33%) CA
11 2 (3.33%) Serena
11 2 (3.33%) Lumension
11 2 (3.33%) Brocade