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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 235 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 22 73 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 6.55% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 34
Median daily rate £450 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
1023 1115 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.23% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 638 585
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Berkshire +1 13 £450 +13.92% 6
Hampshire -19 4 £490 +26.45% 1
Kent +2 2 £325 -10.34% 1
Surrey -4 1 £390 +34.48% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £250 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (66.13%) Windows
3 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 37 (59.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (46.77%) Linux
6 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
7 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
8 25 (40.32%) vSphere
9 24 (38.71%) Firewall
10 21 (33.87%) SQL
11 20 (32.26%) Cisco
11 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (30.65%) HP
12 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (29.03%) Finance
14 17 (27.42%) Oracle
14 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
15 16 (25.81%) Citrix
15 16 (25.81%) SAN
15 16 (25.81%) DNS
16 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
17 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
18 11 (17.74%) ITIL
18 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
18 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
18 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
19 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
19 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange

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 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) DNS
2 16 (25.81%) SAN
3 10 (16.13%) LAN
4 9 (14.52%) WAN
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (11.29%) IPv4
6 7 (11.29%) IPv6
7 6 (9.68%) DHCP
8 4 (6.45%) BGP
8 4 (6.45%) MPLS
8 4 (6.45%) VPN
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (4.84%) Internet
9 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.84%) VoIP
10 2 (3.23%) FTP
10 2 (3.23%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.45%) QlikView
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MSI
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Hudson
2 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Billing
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.45%) CSS
2 4 (6.45%) Middleware
2 4 (6.45%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) Ajax
3 3 (4.84%) jQuery
3 3 (4.84%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Wiki
4 3 (4.84%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.84%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
9 7 (11.29%) VMS
10 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (3.23%) Debian
12 2 (3.23%) SUSE
13 1 (1.61%) CentOS
13 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Migration
2 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.29%) Service Design
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
5 5 (8.06%) Converged Infrastructure
5 5 (8.06%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.45%) Server Building
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) Network Design
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) C
3 5 (8.06%) Perl
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) VBScript
5 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.84%) MCSE
6 2 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) CCNP
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (59.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 25 (40.32%) vSphere
4 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
5 10 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (14.52%) XenApp
7 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (6.45%) NFS
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.84%) XenServer
10 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.61%) Firmware
11 1 (1.61%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.61%) Gluster
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.61%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (1.61%) Squid
11 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 6 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.84%) SCOM
5 3 (4.84%) ThinApp
6 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.23%) Perfmon
6 2 (3.23%) Puppet
6 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.61%) Ansible
7 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.61%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.26%) Cisco
4 19 (30.65%) HP
5 17 (27.42%) Oracle
6 16 (25.81%) Citrix
7 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
8 8 (12.90%) EMC
8 8 (12.90%) F5
9 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.06%) Dell
11 4 (6.45%) IBM
11 4 (6.45%) Informatica
11 4 (6.45%) IronPort
11 4 (6.45%) NetApp
11 4 (6.45%) Siebel
12 3 (4.84%) AppSense
12 3 (4.84%) Isilon
12 3 (4.84%) Symantec
13 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
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