The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 201 170 175
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 56 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.79% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 5.94% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 30
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1247 1128 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.58% 13.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 523 367
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.32 £34.50
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 the South East

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hampshire -25 20 £390 +26.72% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 16 £225 -36.61% 2
Surrey -13 10 £320 +28.00% 1
Berkshire -2 7 £300 -9.77% 3
West Sussex - 2 £431 - 3
Kent -7 1 £430 -9.47% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (80.17%) Windows
3 64 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (54.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
6 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (37.93%) Citrix
8 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
9 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (29.31%) Security Cleared
11 33 (28.45%) Clustering
12 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
12 30 (25.86%) SAN
13 27 (23.28%) Windows 2000
14 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (21.55%) MCSE
15 25 (21.55%) IIS
15 25 (21.55%) SQL
16 24 (20.69%) MS Exchange
16 24 (20.69%) DNS
16 24 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (20.69%) Finance
17 23 (19.83%) NAS
17 23 (19.83%) Linux
18 21 (18.10%) SLA
18 21 (18.10%) ITIL
19 20 (17.24%) HP
20 19 (16.38%) Firewall
20 19 (16.38%) vSphere

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (21.55%) IIS
2 24 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.17%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (4.31%) Lync
8 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.72%) JBoss
11 2 (1.72%) Apache
11 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Maximo
2 1 (0.86%) assyst
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
1 2 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) SAN
2 24 (20.69%) DNS
3 23 (19.83%) NAS
4 19 (16.38%) Firewall
5 15 (12.93%) DHCP
6 13 (11.21%) Internet
7 7 (6.03%) WAN
7 7 (6.03%) LAN
7 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.17%) Broadband
9 5 (4.31%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.31%) DAB
9 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.72%) LDAP
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.86%) VoIP
11 1 (0.86%) SMTP
11 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle OWB
2 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.03%) Banking
4 6 (5.17%) Back Office
5 5 (4.31%) Military
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 19 (16.38%) Administrator
3 15 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Windows Administrator
5 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Server Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Wintel Administrator
8 5 (4.31%) Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) jQuery
1 10 (8.62%) Ajax
1 10 (8.62%) HTML
1 10 (8.62%) CSS
2 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.72%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.72%) YAML
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.45%) Clustering
2 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.45%) Replication
4 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 93 (80.17%) Windows
2 64 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (23.28%) Windows 2000
6 23 (19.83%) Linux
7 17 (14.66%) Windows XP
8 15 (12.93%) UNIX
9 14 (12.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (12.07%) Windows NT
10 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
11 10 (8.62%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (7.76%) Solaris
13 8 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.72%) AIX
14 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.86%) VMS
15 1 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (18.10%) ITIL
3 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.34%) Change Management
5 10 (8.62%) Project Management
5 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (7.76%) Workflow
6 9 (7.76%) Migration
6 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.90%) Change Control
8 6 (5.17%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.17%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.59%) ITIL V2
11 3 (2.59%) User Stories
11 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.59%) System Testing
11 3 (2.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) SQL
2 14 (12.07%) Perl
3 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.90%) VB
6 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.31%) VBScript
8 4 (3.45%) Java
8 4 (3.45%) C
8 4 (3.45%) PHP
9 3 (2.59%) Python
10 2 (1.72%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (21.55%) MCSE
5 15 (12.93%) Degree
6 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) ISEB
6 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (0.86%) CCA
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.86%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 63 (54.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
3 19 (16.38%) vSphere
4 17 (14.66%) Terminal Services
4 17 (14.66%) XenApp
5 13 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (10.34%) ISA Server
7 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (6.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (5.17%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.31%) vCloud
11 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
11 4 (3.45%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.59%) NFS
12 3 (2.59%) Xen
13 2 (1.72%) XenServer
13 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.86%) LXC
14 1 (0.86%) Docker
14 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) SCOM
1 15 (12.93%) BladeLogic
2 10 (8.62%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (6.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (5.17%) SCCM
5 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.31%) HP SIM
6 5 (4.31%) Puppet
6 5 (4.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.45%) ARCserve
7 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Unicenter
8 3 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.86%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 44 (37.93%) Citrix
4 20 (17.24%) HP
5 17 (14.66%) Cisco
6 16 (13.79%) Symantec
7 15 (12.93%) Intel
8 12 (10.34%) Oracle
9 10 (8.62%) McAfee
10 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.90%) Veritas
11 8 (6.90%) IBM
12 7 (6.03%) Dell
13 5 (4.31%) F5
13 5 (4.31%) Acronis
13 5 (4.31%) Sun
13 5 (4.31%) Sophos
13 5 (4.31%) CheckPoint
13 5 (4.31%) Crossbeam
14 4 (3.45%) CA
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