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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 211 216 214
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 62 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 3.98% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 22
Median daily rate £321 £323 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
1266 1281 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.13% 12.87% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 648 521
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 144 158
Median hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
Hampshire -7 16 £375 +5.92% 2
Surrey 0 14 £308 +0.40%
Oxfordshire +11 9 £250 +8.69% 1
Kent -11 9 £328 -27.22%
Berkshire +7 7 £258 -26.42% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £400 +25.00%
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (71.00%) Windows
4 64 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
8 31 (31.00%) Firewall
8 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (30.00%) SQL
10 29 (29.00%) SAN
11 28 (28.00%) DNS
11 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (26.00%) HP
12 26 (26.00%) Finance
13 25 (25.00%) vSphere
13 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 24 (24.00%) Citrix
14 24 (24.00%) ITIL
15 22 (22.00%) Cisco
15 22 (22.00%) DHCP
15 22 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (20.00%) Oracle
16 20 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 19 (19.00%) Unix
17 19 (19.00%) Hyper-V
18 18 (18.00%) Linux
18 18 (18.00%) Change Management
19 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
19 17 (17.00%) MS Excel

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 20 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.00%) IIS
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) Firewall
2 29 (29.00%) SAN
3 28 (28.00%) DNS
4 22 (22.00%) DHCP
5 11 (11.00%) IPv4
5 11 (11.00%) IPv6
6 8 (8.00%) LAN
6 8 (8.00%) WAN
7 7 (7.00%) LDAP
8 6 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.00%) Internet
9 4 (4.00%) NAS
9 4 (4.00%) VPN
9 4 (4.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (3.00%) Broadband
10 3 (3.00%) VLAN
11 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.00%) SSL
11 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.00%) QlikView
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.00%) Electronics
3 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.00%) Marketing
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Administrator
4 10 (10.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.00%) REST
2 2 (2.00%) SOAP
2 2 (2.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.00%) COM
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.00%) Clustering
3 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.00%) HACMP
5 4 (4.00%) Wiki
6 3 (3.00%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.00%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.00%) LPAR
6 3 (3.00%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.00%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (39.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (19.00%) Unix
8 18 (18.00%) Linux
9 13 (13.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (6.00%) AIX
11 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.00%) VMS
13 2 (2.00%) Debian
13 2 (2.00%) Solaris
13 2 (2.00%) SUSE
13 2 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) ITIL
2 18 (18.00%) Change Management
3 14 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.00%) Project Management
4 13 (13.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.00%) High Availability
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Workflow
8 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (6.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.00%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.00%) Perl
4 6 (6.00%) VBScript
5 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.00%) AWK
6 4 (4.00%) sed
6 4 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) ISEB
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.00%) MCSE
5 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.00%) CCA
6 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PMP
6 2 (2.00%) VCP5
6 2 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) CCSA
7 1 (1.00%) CCSE
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 64 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (25.00%) vSphere
4 19 (19.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (12.00%) XenApp
5 12 (12.00%) XenDesktop
6 11 (11.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.00%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (6.00%) XenServer
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (4.00%) ISA Server
10 4 (4.00%) Terminal Server
10 4 (4.00%) Veritas File System
11 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (3.00%) NFS
12 2 (2.00%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (2.00%) Gluster
12 2 (2.00%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) WSUS
2 10 (10.00%) SCOM
3 9 (9.00%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.00%) SCCM
4 7 (7.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
5 6 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (4.00%) SCOrch
7 4 (4.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.00%) Ansible
8 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.00%) Cacti
8 2 (2.00%) EdgeSight
8 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.00%) Nagios
8 2 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.00%) HP
4 24 (24.00%) Citrix
5 22 (22.00%) Cisco
6 20 (20.00%) Oracle
7 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
8 16 (16.00%) NetApp
9 12 (12.00%) Dell
9 12 (12.00%) Symantec
10 11 (11.00%) EMC
11 10 (10.00%) IBM
11 10 (10.00%) Intel Security
12 9 (9.00%) CheckPoint
13 7 (7.00%) Veritas
14 6 (6.00%) Blue Coat
14 6 (6.00%) SAP
15 5 (5.00%) AppSense
15 5 (5.00%) IronPort
15 5 (5.00%) Siebel
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