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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 111 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 11 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 0.88% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 5.81% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£448 £263 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.47% -27.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £366 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £341
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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
333 258 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.37% 15.15% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 124 89
Average daily rate £330 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £438 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 January 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 27 January 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
Southampton -11 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (74.47%) Windows
3 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
4 27 (57.45%) SC Cleared
5 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
8 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
9 16 (34.04%) MS Exchange
9 16 (34.04%) SQL
10 15 (31.91%) Clustering
11 12 (25.53%) Windows 2000
11 12 (25.53%) Citrix
12 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
12 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
12 11 (23.40%) Perl
12 11 (23.40%) Oracle
12 11 (23.40%) vSphere
13 10 (21.28%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
13 10 (21.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
13 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
13 10 (21.28%) HTML
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.28%) CSS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (14.89%) IIS
5 6 (12.77%) K2 blackpearl
6 5 (10.64%) Lync
6 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle OWB
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Back Office
2 5 (10.64%) Military
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Server Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
1 10 (21.28%) CSS
1 10 (21.28%) jQuery
1 10 (21.28%) Ajax
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 2000
5 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
6 10 (21.28%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.13%) SUSE
10 1 (2.13%) Solaris
10 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (19.15%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Workflow
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.38%) User Stories
7 3 (6.38%) System Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Customer Insight
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Coaching
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) VB
5 5 (10.64%) VBScript
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (57.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (23.40%) vSphere
4 8 (17.02%) XenApp
4 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.51%) vCloud
6 3 (6.38%) DFS Replication
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.51%) ARCserve
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.51%) HP SIM
4 3 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (6.38%) Unicenter
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.13%) Puppet
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle
5 10 (21.28%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) Symantec
7 6 (12.77%) McAfee
8 4 (8.51%) CA
8 4 (8.51%) Veritas
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.51%) Sophos
8 4 (8.51%) Acronis
9 3 (6.38%) Lumension
10 2 (4.26%) Intel
10 2 (4.26%) IBM
11 1 (2.13%) Serena
11 1 (2.13%) EMC