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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 96 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 21 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.02% 0.87% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 6.46% 5.42% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.26% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £287 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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
325 295 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.77% 16.06% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 153 103
Average daily rate £325 £330 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £201 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 27 August 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 - 4 £260 -
Andover -1 1 £425 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 12 (36.36%) Citrix
7 12 (36.36%) Clustering
8 11 (33.33%) vSphere
9 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000
10 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 8 (24.24%) SAN
11 8 (24.24%) Symantec
11 8 (24.24%) MS Office
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle
12 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) XenApp
12 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (18.18%) VB
13 6 (18.18%) IIS
13 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) Lync
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Apache
5 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Server Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Support
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) Ajax
1 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) SecurID
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 2000
5 9 (27.27%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.12%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.03%) User Stories
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) VB
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) C
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) vSphere
3 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 7 (21.21%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) vCloud
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.09%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.06%) ARCserve
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) Unicenter
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) Symantec
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
6 4 (12.12%) Brocade
7 3 (9.09%) Acronis
7 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 3 (9.09%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) Intel
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Hitachi
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) McAfee
8 2 (6.06%) Serena
9 1 (3.03%) Lumension