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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 103 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 20 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.94% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 5.70% 4.67% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
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£390 £406 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £341 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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
351 300 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.48% 15.91% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 150 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 59
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough -8 5 £413 +34.14%
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 31 (72.09%) Security Cleared
4 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (55.81%) SC Cleared
5 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
7 20 (46.51%) SQL
7 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
9 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
10 13 (30.23%) HP
10 13 (30.23%) vSphere
11 11 (25.58%) Citrix
11 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
11 11 (25.58%) Linux
12 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
12 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (20.93%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (20.93%) Clustering
13 9 (20.93%) McAfee
13 9 (20.93%) MS Office
14 8 (18.60%) Oracle
14 8 (18.60%) Perl
14 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
14 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
15 7 (16.28%) ARCserve
15 7 (16.28%) CA
15 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.30%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (4.65%) Lync
6 2 (4.65%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) SMTP
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle OWB
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (9.30%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) WinRunner
4 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (11.63%) Military
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Server Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
1 7 (16.28%) Ajax
1 7 (16.28%) jQuery
2 4 (9.30%) Software Packaging
2 4 (9.30%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) PDA
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
4 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.65%) AIX
10 2 (4.65%) Solaris
11 1 (2.33%) UNIX
11 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Workflow
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) User Stories
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Perl
2 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (55.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
5 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.30%) ISEB
6 3 (6.98%) VCP4
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) MCTS
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
7 2 (4.65%) MCSE
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
3 13 (30.23%) vSphere
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.98%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.65%) vCloud
8 2 (4.65%) Postfix
9 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (16.28%) ARCserve
3 6 (13.95%) HP SIM
4 5 (11.63%) Unicenter
5 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
7 2 (4.65%) SCCM
7 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
7 2 (4.65%) Netcool
7 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Puppet
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.33%) SCOM
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 11 (25.58%) Citrix
5 9 (20.93%) McAfee
6 8 (18.60%) Oracle
7 7 (16.28%) CA
8 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (11.63%) Veritas
9 5 (11.63%) Lumension
10 4 (9.30%) Symantec
11 3 (6.98%) EMC
12 2 (4.65%) Acronis
12 2 (4.65%) Sophos
12 2 (4.65%) Cisco
12 2 (4.65%) Dell
12 2 (4.65%) NetApp
13 1 (2.33%) Intel
13 1 (2.33%) IBM
13 1 (2.33%) Brocade