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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 110 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.26% 1.87% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 1.68% 12.23% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 15
Median daily rate £475 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.41% +14.28%
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
297 327 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.18% 15.25% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 170 199
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 48 32
Median hourly rate £35.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.82% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover -8 3 £425 -
Farnborough - 2 £475 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) SQL
4 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (54.17%) vSphere
5 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 13 (54.17%) Linux
6 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) IPv4
9 9 (37.50%) IPv6
10 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco
11 7 (29.17%) Service Design
12 6 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
12 6 (25.00%) ISEB
12 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
12 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (25.00%) MS Office
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (25.00%) F5

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) IPv4
2 9 (37.50%) IPv6
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.17%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Ajax
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 4 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Design
2 6 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (25.00%) F5
5 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Isilon
7 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.33%) Serena
9 1 (4.17%) Arqiva
9 1 (4.17%) HP