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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South East
Rank 206 230 223
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 28 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 2.70% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 19
Median daily rate £330 £353 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £237 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £14.87
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +112.27%

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
948 964 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.50% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 558 569
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 106 107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.25 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +10 15 £330 -17.50% 2
Kent - 6 £320 -
Berkshire +7 4 £350 -0.70% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £400 +18.51%
Surrey +19 1 £325 +76.15%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (72.55%) Windows
3 35 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 23 (45.10%) SAN
7 20 (39.22%) vSphere
8 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
9 18 (35.29%) Cisco
9 18 (35.29%) DNS
10 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
11 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
11 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 13 (25.49%) Finance
12 12 (23.53%) Firewall
12 12 (23.53%) EMC
12 12 (23.53%) Citrix
12 12 (23.53%) XenApp
13 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
13 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (19.61%) HP
14 10 (19.61%) Skype for Business
14 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
15 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
15 9 (17.65%) MS Office
16 8 (15.69%) SQL
16 8 (15.69%) Migration
17 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (19.61%) Skype for Business
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) SAN
2 18 (35.29%) DNS
3 12 (23.53%) Firewall
4 7 (13.73%) Skype
4 7 (13.73%) VoIP
5 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) BGP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (7.84%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) MPLS
6 4 (7.84%) WAN
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.88%) NAS
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.92%) FTP
8 2 (3.92%) HSRP
8 2 (3.92%) OSPF
8 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Architect
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Server Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) LAMP
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Fat Client
2 7 (13.73%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.80%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (7.84%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (7.84%) EMC VNX
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) PKI
6 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) Solaris
8 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.88%) Unix
9 2 (3.92%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) CentOS
10 1 (1.96%) Debian
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.84%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
5 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (3.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) C
2 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) VBScript
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) MCITP
3 5 (9.80%) MCSA
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 20 (39.22%) vSphere
4 12 (23.53%) XenApp
5 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (11.76%) BitLocker
6 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.96%) SRDF
9 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.88%) ThinApp
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Cisco
4 12 (23.53%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) EMC
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 7 (13.73%) AppSense
7 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.73%) NetApp
8 6 (11.76%) CA
8 6 (11.76%) Symantec
8 6 (11.76%) Wyse
9 3 (5.88%) F5
9 3 (5.88%) Intel Security
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.92%) SAP
10 2 (3.92%) Splunk
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