The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 103 101 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.63% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 1.81% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£260 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 - £22.50
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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
329 276 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.90% 16.43% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 150 94
Average daily rate £348 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 40
Average hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.30 £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 ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Hampshire region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Hampshire region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 +1 5 £260 -16.80% 1
Havant - - - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) VMware
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (69.44%) Cisco
5 24 (66.67%) HP
6 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
6 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (61.11%) vSphere
8 19 (52.78%) SAN
9 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (47.22%) LAN
10 17 (47.22%) WAN
11 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
12 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
13 11 (30.56%) Juniper
13 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
13 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
14 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
14 10 (27.78%) Firewall
14 10 (27.78%) Brocade
14 10 (27.78%) CCNA
14 10 (27.78%) EMC
14 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (25.00%) OSPF
15 9 (25.00%) CCNP
15 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
15 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (25.00%) Network Security

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Project
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) SAN
2 17 (47.22%) LAN
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) OSPF
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (22.22%) VLAN
7 7 (19.44%) Internet
8 4 (11.11%) LDAP
9 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.56%) IPsec
9 2 (5.56%) NAS
9 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.56%) SSL
10 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (13.89%) Billing
1 5 (13.89%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Wintel Support
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.33%) UNIX
9 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Time Management
1 8 (22.22%) Service Management
1 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (19.44%) Network Management
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.78%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) VBScript
1 6 (16.67%) VB
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (27.78%) CCNA
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (25.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) HP AIS
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (61.11%) vSphere
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 6 (16.67%) XenApp
7 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
7 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.11%) WSUS
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 24 (66.67%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 10 (27.78%) Brocade
5 10 (27.78%) EMC
6 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 8 (22.22%) Citrix
7 7 (19.44%) NetApp
8 4 (11.11%) Dell
8 4 (11.11%) IBM
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) McAfee
9 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (8.33%) Intel
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.78%) CommVault