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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 19 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.72% 3.15% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£358 £406 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% +9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £383 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £421 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £379 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.92% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
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
332 286 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.44% 15.29% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 140 82
Average daily rate £350 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £16.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 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 27 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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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
Farnborough - 6 £413 - 3
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (80.00%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
8 16 (45.71%) SQL
9 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
10 11 (31.43%) HP
11 10 (28.57%) McAfee
11 10 (28.57%) vSphere
11 10 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (25.71%) MS Office
12 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
13 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
13 8 (22.86%) Linux
13 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
14 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
15 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
15 6 (17.14%) Citrix
15 6 (17.14%) SAN
15 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
15 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (14.29%) Test Automation

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Apache
5 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) SMTP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) IPsec
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.71%) WinRunner
3 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (14.29%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) Ajax
1 4 (11.43%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) PDA
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Coaching
5 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (14.29%) ISEB
5 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) MCSA
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.71%) MCTS
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
7 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) Postfix
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) DFS Replication
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 4 (11.43%) HP SIM
4 3 (8.57%) Unicenter
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.71%) Netcool
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM
5 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.86%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) McAfee
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) CA
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco
8 3 (8.57%) Lumension
8 3 (8.57%) NetApp
8 3 (8.57%) Veritas
8 3 (8.57%) Dell
8 3 (8.57%) EMC
9 1 (2.86%) Serena
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade