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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 101 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 16 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.84% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 5.95% 4.30% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate £378 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £348 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £443 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
269 349 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.19% 16.84% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 173 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £261 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.81 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.86% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 5 £400 -
Basingstoke - 4 £338 -
Hook +2 3 £388 -0.64%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) vSphere
5 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (37.50%) Oracle
7 12 (37.50%) IPv4
7 12 (37.50%) IPv6
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (34.38%) Firewall
8 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
10 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (28.13%) SAN
10 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
11 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.88%) Workflow
13 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) MS Office
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (15.63%) Windows 7

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) IPv4
1 12 (37.50%) IPv6
2 11 (34.38%) Firewall
3 9 (28.13%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) SNMP
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Designer
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.25%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
8 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Workflow
2 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
3 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) APMP
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) vSphere
2 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (9.38%) Unicenter
4 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) arcserve
6 3 (9.38%) Brocade
6 3 (9.38%) CA
6 3 (9.38%) Lumension
7 2 (6.25%) ComArch
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper