The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 95 115 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.57% 1.02% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £300 - £445
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -30.76%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
305 197 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.69% 11.55% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 100 67
Average daily rate £330 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 28
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.75 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -19.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.20 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £26.98 £40.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESXi
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 2 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
VMware ESXi
South East

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
4 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
6 14 (45.16%) vSphere
7 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) HP
8 11 (35.48%) Cisco
9 10 (32.26%) SAN
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
10 9 (29.03%) DNS
11 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
12 7 (22.58%) LAN
12 7 (22.58%) WAN
12 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (19.35%) Firewall
13 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
13 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
13 6 (19.35%) McAfee
13 6 (19.35%) Lync
14 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
14 5 (16.13%) Apache
14 5 (16.13%) Tomcat

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (19.35%) Lync
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) LDAP
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
7 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
7 3 (9.68%) NAS
8 2 (6.45%) IPsec
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.45%) Network Security
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.45%) SSL
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
9 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Military
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) SAML
3 1 (3.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.68%) Solaris
8 3 (9.68%) Android
9 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.23%) VMS
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Time Management
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) vSphere
3 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (32.26%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.90%) UAG
6 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.45%) Shibboleth
8 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) HP
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) McAfee
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Brocade
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Lumension
6 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) EMC
6 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
6 3 (9.68%) Veeam
7 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Intel
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) 3PAR