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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 231 200 213
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 33 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.82% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 6.30% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
1067 1239 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.04% 12.96% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 659 528
Median daily rate £380 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 143 133
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -16 14 £388 -2.98% 1
Berkshire +4 10 £375 +26.05% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 £250 - 1
Kent +4 2 £321 -14.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £400 +8.47%
Surrey -19 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
3 67 (70.53%) Windows
4 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 55 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (44.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (36.84%) Linux
8 33 (34.74%) Firewall
9 32 (33.68%) SQL
9 32 (33.68%) Windows Server
10 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (30.53%) ITIL
11 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (29.47%) Hyper-V
11 28 (29.47%) vSphere
12 27 (28.42%) DNS
13 23 (24.21%) HP
13 23 (24.21%) Finance
14 21 (22.11%) Cisco
14 21 (22.11%) Oracle
14 21 (22.11%) SAN
15 20 (21.05%) Citrix
16 19 (20.00%) DHCP
17 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
18 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (16.84%) Project Management
19 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
19 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
20 15 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
20 15 (15.79%) NetApp

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 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.37%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) Firewall
2 27 (28.42%) DNS
3 21 (22.11%) SAN
4 19 (20.00%) DHCP
5 10 (10.53%) IPv4
5 10 (10.53%) IPv6
6 9 (9.47%) LAN
6 9 (9.47%) WAN
7 8 (8.42%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (7.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
11 3 (3.16%) Internet
11 3 (3.16%) LDAP
11 3 (3.16%) NAS
11 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.11%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.21%) QlikView
4 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.11%) Hudson
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
5 10 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Server Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (8.42%) Administrator
7 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.32%) Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (6.32%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) Ajax
3 3 (3.16%) CSS
3 3 (3.16%) jQuery
3 3 (3.16%) REST
3 3 (3.16%) XML
4 2 (2.11%) LAMP
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.05%) COM
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 9 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.26%) EMC VNX
6 4 (4.21%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (4.21%) Wiki
7 2 (2.11%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) CCTV
8 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.05%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.05%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 67 (70.53%) Windows
2 42 (44.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (36.84%) Linux
4 32 (33.68%) Windows Server
5 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (29.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (17.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
9 8 (8.42%) Unix
10 7 (7.37%) VMS
11 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.16%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.11%) Debian
13 2 (2.11%) Solaris
13 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (1.05%) SUSE
14 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 16 (16.84%) Project Management
3 15 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 14 (14.74%) Change Management
4 14 (14.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.47%) Migration
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.37%) Service Design
8 6 (6.32%) Converged Infrastructure
8 6 (6.32%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.32%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.37%) VBScript
4 6 (6.32%) Perl
5 5 (5.26%) VB
6 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) C#
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) Java
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.32%) ISEB
5 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (5.26%) MCSE
7 4 (4.21%) Degree
8 3 (3.16%) DBS Check
8 3 (3.16%) MCSA
9 2 (2.11%) CCA
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.11%) PMP
10 1 (1.05%) CCSA
10 1 (1.05%) CCSE
10 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 57 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 55 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (29.47%) Hyper-V
3 28 (29.47%) vSphere
4 15 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (12.63%) XenApp
6 11 (11.58%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.32%) NFS
7 6 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (6.32%) XenServer
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (4.21%) Terminal Server
9 4 (4.21%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.11%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (2.11%) Gluster
10 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.11%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (2.11%) Squid
10 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (7.37%) SCCM
3 7 (7.37%) SCOM
3 7 (7.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.32%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (6.32%) SCVMM
5 5 (5.26%) WSUS
6 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (3.16%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.11%) Ansible
8 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.11%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.11%) Cacti
8 2 (2.11%) EdgeSight
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.11%) Nagios
8 2 (2.11%) Perfmon
9 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
3 23 (24.21%) HP
4 21 (22.11%) Cisco
4 21 (22.11%) Oracle
5 20 (21.05%) Citrix
6 15 (15.79%) NetApp
7 12 (12.63%) CheckPoint
8 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
9 10 (10.53%) EMC
10 8 (8.42%) F5
11 7 (7.37%) Dell
11 7 (7.37%) Intel Security
12 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
13 5 (5.26%) AppSense
13 5 (5.26%) IronPort
13 5 (5.26%) Siebel
14 4 (4.21%) IBM
14 4 (4.21%) Informatica
14 4 (4.21%) SAP
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