The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 227 214 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -33
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 33 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.32% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 2.89% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 18
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£365 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -55.62%
VMware ESXi
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
1152 1005 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.20% 11.24% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 480 490
Average daily rate £358 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 144 165
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the South East region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the South East region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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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
Surrey +9 7 £365 +12.30% 4
Berkshire 0 6 £413 +3.12%
East Sussex - 5 £350 -
Hampshire -10 4 £348 -0.64% 5
Buckinghamshire - 4 £538 - 3
West Sussex - 2 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Kent - 1 £255 -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 66 (92.96%) VMware
2 56 (78.87%) Windows
3 43 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (54.93%) vSphere
5 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (42.25%) Cisco
6 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
7 25 (35.21%) DNS
8 24 (33.80%) DHCP
9 23 (32.39%) HP
9 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
9 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (28.17%) SAN
11 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
12 17 (23.94%) LAN
12 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
14 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (21.13%) Firewall
15 14 (19.72%) NetApp
15 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
16 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
16 13 (18.31%) ITIL
16 13 (18.31%) WAN
17 12 (16.90%) VPN
17 12 (16.90%) SQL
17 12 (16.90%) Service Management
17 12 (16.90%) Migration
18 11 (15.49%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
3 6 (8.45%) Lync
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) DNS
2 24 (33.80%) DHCP
3 20 (28.17%) SAN
4 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
5 17 (23.94%) LAN
5 17 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (21.13%) Firewall
7 13 (18.31%) WAN
8 12 (16.90%) VPN
9 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
9 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.45%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.04%) Network Security
11 5 (7.04%) DWDM
12 4 (5.63%) OSPF
12 4 (5.63%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.63%) Internet
12 4 (5.63%) PSTN
12 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.63%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Automotive
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (11.27%) Consultant
1 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
1 8 (11.27%) Server Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) HTML
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.23%) CSS
1 3 (4.23%) XHTML
1 3 (4.23%) jQuery
1 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 3 (4.23%) HTML5
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) EqualLogic
2 8 (11.27%) FlexPod
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.63%) PKI
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Blog
5 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) CESG
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone
7 1 (1.41%) PMI
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 30 (42.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.68%) Linux
6 5 (7.04%) Android
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.41%) UNIX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.41%) Solaris
9 1 (1.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Service Management
2 12 (16.90%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Network Design
4 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
4 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.63%) Time Management
4 4 (5.63%) Network Management
4 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management
5 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.23%) Operations Management
5 3 (4.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (4.23%) Change Management
5 3 (4.23%) Workflow
5 3 (4.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.23%) C#
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.08%) DV Cleared
5 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (9.86%) MCSE
6 7 (9.86%) CCNA
7 5 (7.04%) CCNP
8 3 (4.23%) MCSA
8 3 (4.23%) MCITP
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.41%) CCIE
10 1 (1.41%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (60.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (54.93%) vSphere
3 29 (40.85%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.08%) vCloud
5 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.63%) DFS Replication
5 4 (5.63%) Samba
6 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.23%) vMotion
3 3 (4.23%) HP SIM
3 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 66 (92.96%) VMware
2 30 (42.25%) Cisco
3 23 (32.39%) HP
4 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.72%) NetApp
6 11 (15.49%) Dell
6 11 (15.49%) Juniper
7 9 (12.68%) Brocade
8 8 (11.27%) BMC
8 8 (11.27%) CA
9 7 (9.86%) CommVault
10 6 (8.45%) 3PAR
11 5 (7.04%) Veeam
11 5 (7.04%) IBM
12 4 (5.63%) Apple
12 4 (5.63%) McAfee
12 4 (5.63%) ProCurve
13 3 (4.23%) Nintex
13 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.23%) Telerik
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