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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 30 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.43% 1.39% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 9.04% 8.52% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £294 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +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
332 270 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.84% 16.32% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 146 93
Average daily rate £348 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 40
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
Portsmouth - 5 £260 -
Farnborough -5 4 - - 1
Andover -4 3 £360 -
Southampton - - - - 1
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
3 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (60.47%) SC Cleared
5 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
7 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (39.53%) Citrix
8 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
9 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
9 16 (37.21%) Clustering
10 15 (34.88%) Windows 2000
11 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) vSphere
12 11 (25.58%) IIS
12 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
13 10 (23.26%) Linux
13 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (23.26%) XenApp
14 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (20.93%) MS Office
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.93%) VB
14 9 (20.93%) DNS
14 9 (20.93%) Symantec
15 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
15 8 (18.60%) Oracle
15 8 (18.60%) Perl

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.58%) IIS
3 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
5 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (13.95%) K2 blackpearl
6 5 (11.63%) Lync
7 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (4.65%) Apache
8 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) Internet
4 6 (13.95%) SAN
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) LDAP
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.65%) NAS
6 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.98%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Back Office
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Server Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Programmer
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) jQuery
1 7 (16.28%) Ajax
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) Application Packaging
3 3 (6.98%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) SecurID
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (34.88%) Windows 2000
5 11 (25.58%) Windows XP
6 10 (23.26%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.98%) UNIX
10 3 (6.98%) Solaris
11 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.28%) Workflow
2 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 2 (4.65%) User Stories
6 2 (4.65%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) VB
3 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
3 8 (18.60%) Perl
4 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) VBScript
6 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
2 26 (60.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.91%) vSphere
4 10 (23.26%) XenApp
5 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (11.63%) vCloud
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.63%) HP SIM
2 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.30%) ARCserve
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.98%) Unicenter
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 2 (4.65%) SCCM
5 2 (4.65%) SCOM
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.33%) Puppet
6 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Symantec
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) Acronis
7 5 (11.63%) IBM
7 5 (11.63%) Sophos
7 5 (11.63%) Veritas
8 4 (9.30%) CA
8 4 (9.30%) EMC
8 4 (9.30%) Brocade
9 3 (6.98%) Lumension
9 3 (6.98%) McAfee
9 3 (6.98%) Intel
10 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco
11 1 (2.33%) 3PAR