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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 89 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 35 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 0.68% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 12.20% 4.68% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 11
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£425 £346 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £303 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+31.73% +0.97%
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
287 299 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.61% 14.62% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 177 145
Average daily rate £360 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.27% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 36
Average hourly rate £15.30 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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
Basingstoke +1 10 £425 +28.78%
Hook +4 7 £422 +11.32%
Winchester - 4 £331 - 1
Andover +1 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (76.67%) Windows
3 41 (68.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (56.67%) Security Cleared
6 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
7 23 (38.33%) vSphere
8 22 (36.67%) SQL
9 20 (33.33%) Linux
9 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 18 (30.00%) SAN
11 15 (25.00%) MS Office
12 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
12 14 (23.33%) Citrix
13 12 (20.00%) Perl
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
14 11 (18.33%) HP
15 10 (16.67%) EMC
15 10 (16.67%) Cisco
15 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
15 10 (16.67%) XenApp
16 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (15.00%) Clustering
16 9 (15.00%) NetApp
16 9 (15.00%) Solaris
16 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
17 8 (13.33%) Oracle

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) Lync
3 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) IPv4
2 4 (6.67%) IPv6
2 4 (6.67%) SNMP
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) IPsec
3 3 (5.00%) NAS
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) SMTP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.33%) Hudson
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.67%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Storage Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Project Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Middleware
2 4 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 4 (6.67%) Software Packaging
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Clustering
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (33.33%) Linux
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.00%) Solaris
7 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000
9 5 (8.33%) SUSE
10 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Coaching
6 3 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (11.67%) ISEB
4 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.00%) VCP4
6 3 (5.00%) VCP5
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) MCTS
8 1 (1.67%) MCITP
8 1 (1.67%) MCP
8 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (68.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.33%) vSphere
3 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (16.67%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Postfix
6 4 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (11.67%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.00%) Puppet
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 5 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Unicenter
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (6.67%) Netcool
4 4 (6.67%) HP SIM
4 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.67%) WSUS
6 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) Citrix
3 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.33%) HP
5 10 (16.67%) Cisco
5 10 (16.67%) EMC
6 9 (15.00%) NetApp
7 8 (13.33%) Oracle
7 8 (13.33%) McAfee
8 6 (10.00%) Symantec
9 5 (8.33%) CA
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
9 5 (8.33%) Dell
10 4 (6.67%) Veritas
10 4 (6.67%) ComArch
10 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.67%) Lumension
11 3 (5.00%) Brocade
12 2 (3.33%) Serena
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