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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 191 178 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 55 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.76% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 5.06% 6.30% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £286 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £435 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +134.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +51.51%
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
1086 1064 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.87% 12.14% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 532 410
Average daily rate £325 £327 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 123 135
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £33.60 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -1 27 £346 -7.66% 5
Berkshire +3 10 £325 -7.14% 7
Surrey -2 8 £425 +28.78% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 5 - - 3
Kent -1 4 £475 -
Oxfordshire -4 2 - -
West Sussex +2 1 £125 - 4
Home Counties - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 89 (100.00%) VMware
2 78 (87.64%) Windows
3 63 (70.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
5 53 (59.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
6 40 (44.94%) Citrix
6 40 (44.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
8 31 (34.83%) Clustering
9 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
10 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
11 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
12 23 (25.84%) Windows 2000
13 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (23.60%) XenApp
14 21 (23.60%) vSphere
15 20 (22.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (20.22%) Finance
16 18 (20.22%) MCSE
17 17 (19.10%) IIS
18 16 (17.98%) SAN
18 16 (17.98%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (15.73%) MS Office
19 14 (15.73%) Linux
19 14 (15.73%) SLA
20 13 (14.61%) DHCP
20 13 (14.61%) DNS
20 13 (14.61%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.10%) IIS
3 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.74%) Lync
5 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.49%) Apache
6 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.25%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) SAN
2 13 (14.61%) DHCP
2 13 (14.61%) DNS
3 10 (11.24%) Firewall
4 9 (10.11%) NAS
5 7 (7.87%) Internet
6 5 (5.62%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.62%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.49%) LDAP
7 4 (4.49%) Broadband
8 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.25%) VoIP
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.12%) SSL
10 1 (1.12%) VPN
10 1 (1.12%) NetScreen
10 1 (1.12%) DMZ
10 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (3.37%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Back Office
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.85%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Server Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Administrator
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.37%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) CSS
2 3 (3.37%) Ajax
2 3 (3.37%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.37%) jQuery
3 2 (2.25%) YAML
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Clustering
2 11 (12.36%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) SecurID
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 78 (87.64%) Windows
2 53 (59.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (44.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (25.84%) Windows 2000
5 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.73%) Linux
7 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
8 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.11%) UNIX
9 9 (10.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (8.99%) Windows NT
11 6 (6.74%) Solaris
12 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (3.37%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (2.25%) AIX
14 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
15 1 (1.12%) OpenVMS
15 1 (1.12%) HPUX
15 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.24%) ITIL
3 7 (7.87%) Change Management
4 5 (5.62%) Change Control
4 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
4 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.49%) Workflow
5 4 (4.49%) Migration
5 4 (4.49%) BCP
5 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (3.37%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.37%) Coaching
6 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.37%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.25%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.25%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) VB
3 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) VBScript
3 6 (6.74%) Perl
4 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) C
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.34%) SC Cleared
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (20.22%) MCSE
5 11 (12.36%) Degree
6 10 (11.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (6.74%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.62%) MCSA
9 4 (4.49%) MCTS
9 4 (4.49%) MCP
9 4 (4.49%) VCP5
10 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (3.37%) CCNA
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.37%) ISEB
10 3 (3.37%) MCITP
10 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
10 3 (3.37%) VCP4
10 3 (3.37%) VCAP
11 1 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (70.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (23.60%) XenApp
3 21 (23.60%) vSphere
4 16 (17.98%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.24%) Terminal Services
6 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (8.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (6.74%) ISA Server
8 6 (6.74%) vCloud
9 5 (5.62%) XenDesktop
10 4 (4.49%) XenServer
10 4 (4.49%) NFS
11 2 (2.25%) UAG
11 2 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.25%) Xen
11 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) NetBackup
1 10 (11.24%) SCOM
2 9 (10.11%) Backup Exec
3 8 (8.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (7.87%) ARCserve
4 7 (7.87%) SCCM
5 6 (6.74%) BladeLogic
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (5.62%) HP SIM
7 4 (4.49%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (4.49%) Puppet
7 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (3.37%) Unicenter
9 2 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.25%) WSUS
9 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
3 40 (44.94%) Citrix
4 13 (14.61%) Symantec
5 12 (13.48%) HP
6 11 (12.36%) Intel
7 10 (11.24%) Cisco
8 8 (8.99%) NetApp
8 8 (8.99%) Veritas
8 8 (8.99%) IBM
9 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.74%) EMC
10 5 (5.62%) Oracle
10 5 (5.62%) Sophos
10 5 (5.62%) Acronis
11 4 (4.49%) Brocade
11 4 (4.49%) CA
12 3 (3.37%) Lumension
12 3 (3.37%) Juniper
13 2 (2.25%) Veeam
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