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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 219 240 202
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -38
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 27 23 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.24% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 2.54% 2.28% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 34
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.10% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
1062 1009 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.72% 10.71% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 548 674
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 120 146
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +18 11 £350 -9.67%
Kent - 8 £325 -
Berkshire +9 6 £350 +11.11% 2
Surrey +21 2 £390 +111.38% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (72.00%) Windows
3 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.00%) DNS
6 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (38.00%) vSphere
8 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 18 (36.00%) Linux
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (30.00%) SAN
11 13 (26.00%) Citrix
11 13 (26.00%) XenApp
11 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
11 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (24.00%) EMC
12 12 (24.00%) Finance
13 11 (22.00%) SQL
13 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
14 10 (20.00%) Migration
14 10 (20.00%) SCCM
14 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
15 9 (18.00%) MS Office
15 9 (18.00%) Cisco
16 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
16 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
17 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
17 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 6 (12.00%) VPN
4 5 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) BGP
5 4 (8.00%) DHCP
5 4 (8.00%) MPLS
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) NAS
6 3 (6.00%) VoIP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.00%) FTP
7 2 (4.00%) HSRP
7 2 (4.00%) Skype
7 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.00%) Hudson
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) CSS
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) Ajax
2 3 (6.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (14.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (12.00%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (10.00%) EMC VNX
5 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
6 3 (6.00%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (4.00%) Clustering
7 2 (4.00%) PKI
7 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) CCTV
8 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (36.00%) Linux
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) VMS
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (6.00%) Solaris
9 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.00%) SUSE
10 2 (4.00%) Unix
11 1 (2.00%) CentOS
11 1 (2.00%) Debian
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.00%) Service Design
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Server Building
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) System Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (38.00%) vSphere
4 13 (26.00%) XenApp
5 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (12.00%) BitLocker
8 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.00%) NFS
9 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) ThinApp
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Puppet
5 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) EMC
5 9 (18.00%) Cisco
6 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.00%) AppSense
7 7 (14.00%) HP
8 6 (12.00%) CA
8 6 (12.00%) Oracle
8 6 (12.00%) Symantec
8 6 (12.00%) Wyse
9 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
11 2 (4.00%) F5
11 2 (4.00%) Isilon
11 2 (4.00%) NetApp
11 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
11 2 (4.00%) Serena
11 2 (4.00%) Splunk