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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / South East
Rank 205 208 240
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 35 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.58% 4.29% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 15
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £184 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £405 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
978 1141 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.68% 13.15% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 676 612
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 107 119
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £53.34 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +8 17 £330 -12.58%
Kent +11 6 £313 -26.47%
Berkshire +9 5 £363 +11.53%
Surrey 0 3 £375 +103.25%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £338 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £400 +18.51%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (76.19%) Windows
3 42 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
5 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
6 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (55.56%) Windows Server
8 33 (52.38%) SAN
9 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
10 26 (41.27%) Cisco
11 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
12 22 (34.92%) DNS
13 19 (30.16%) Firewall
13 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
14 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
14 18 (28.57%) vSphere
14 18 (28.57%) Skype for Business
15 17 (26.98%) NetApp
16 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
16 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
17 15 (23.81%) ITIL
17 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (23.81%) Skype
18 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (22.22%) MCITP
18 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
18 14 (22.22%) XML
18 14 (22.22%) VBScript
18 14 (22.22%) Linux
18 14 (22.22%) MCSA

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 18 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 16 (25.40%) MS Exchange
3 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Office 365
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) SAN
2 22 (34.92%) DNS
3 19 (30.16%) Firewall
4 15 (23.81%) Skype
5 13 (20.63%) VoIP
6 8 (12.70%) VPN
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.76%) BGP
8 3 (4.76%) NAS
8 3 (4.76%) VLAN
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (3.17%) FTP
9 2 (3.17%) LAN
9 2 (3.17%) MPLS
9 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.17%) WAN
10 1 (1.59%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Server Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Integration Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) LAMP
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (6.35%) EMC VNX
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 29 (46.03%) Windows 7
5 14 (22.22%) Linux
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (14.29%) Solaris
7 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (11.11%) Unix
9 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.76%) Debian
10 3 (4.76%) SUSE
11 2 (3.17%) CentOS
11 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.59%) HPUX
12 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 8 (12.70%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (9.52%) Validation
5 5 (7.94%) High Availability
5 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.35%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Server Building
8 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.17%) Network Design
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
2 14 (22.22%) VBScript
3 7 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) C
5 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (22.22%) MCITP
4 14 (22.22%) MCSA
5 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) ISEB
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.59%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) RHCA
6 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 18 (28.57%) vSphere
4 9 (14.29%) XenApp
5 7 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (9.52%) BitLocker
6 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.59%) SRDF
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (7.94%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (7.94%) Puppet
4 4 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.17%) vMotion
5 2 (3.17%) WSUS
6 1 (1.59%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.27%) Cisco
4 17 (26.98%) NetApp
5 12 (19.05%) EMC
6 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
7 9 (14.29%) Citrix
8 8 (12.70%) HP
9 7 (11.11%) AppSense
9 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
10 6 (9.52%) CA
10 6 (9.52%) Symantec
10 6 (9.52%) Wyse
11 4 (6.35%) Intel Security
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle
12 3 (4.76%) F5
13 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
13 2 (3.17%) Genesys
13 2 (3.17%) SAP
13 2 (3.17%) Sun
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