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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 112 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.22% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 9.81% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 19
Median daily rate £490 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £326 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
285 316 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.43% 14.15% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 169 188
Median daily rate £380 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 28
Median hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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
Portsmouth - 1 £638 -
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (50.00%) vSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) IPv4
8 7 (35.00%) IPv6
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (30.00%) F5
9 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (30.00%) Service Design
10 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
10 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) IPv4
2 7 (35.00%) IPv6
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Documentation Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (15.00%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (15.00%) VMS
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Design
2 5 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (15.00%) Isilon
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) Serena
8 1 (5.00%) Arqiva
8 1 (5.00%) HP