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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 235 208 223
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 40 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 3.99% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.75 £40.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -38.46%
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
1139 1078 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 11.70% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 548 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -2 16 £400 +53.84%
West Sussex -6 8 £413 +120.00% 1
Surrey +1 7 £325 -3.70% 2
Berkshire +1 6 £500 +73.16% 1
Oxfordshire -17 2 £190 -41.53% 1
Kent -2 1 £338 -26.02%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (96.15%) VMware
2 57 (73.08%) Windows
3 49 (62.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (53.85%) vSphere
5 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
6 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (35.90%) DNS
8 26 (33.33%) DHCP
9 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
10 22 (28.21%) HP
11 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 21 (26.92%) SAN
11 21 (26.92%) SQL
12 19 (24.36%) PowerShell
13 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
15 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
15 16 (20.51%) Cisco
16 15 (19.23%) Finance
16 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
16 15 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (17.95%) Migration
17 14 (17.95%) Linux
17 14 (17.95%) ITIL
18 13 (16.67%) NetApp
19 12 (15.38%) Firewall
20 11 (14.10%) Clustering
20 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
20 11 (14.10%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) Lync
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.28%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) DNS
2 26 (33.33%) DHCP
3 21 (26.92%) SAN
4 12 (15.38%) Firewall
5 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 9 (11.54%) LAN
6 9 (11.54%) WAN
7 7 (8.97%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.69%) VPN
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (6.41%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.13%) Network Security
10 4 (5.13%) SNMP
11 3 (3.85%) VLAN
11 3 (3.85%) DWDM
11 3 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (2.56%) Intranet
12 2 (2.56%) Internet
12 2 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Juju
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Back Office
2 9 (11.54%) Online Betting
3 4 (5.13%) Military
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Build Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Server Support
10 3 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) CSS
1 6 (7.69%) jQuery
2 5 (6.41%) Middleware
2 5 (6.41%) Ajax
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.56%) Flash
4 1 (1.28%) XHTML
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (1.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Clustering
3 8 (10.26%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Blog
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) AS400
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.95%) Linux
5 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.56%) Android
12 1 (1.28%) UNIX
12 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.28%) Solaris
12 1 (1.28%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
1 14 (17.95%) Migration
2 11 (14.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (7.69%) Server Building
3 6 (7.69%) Project Management
4 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.13%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.85%) System Testing
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) Service Management
7 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.56%) Time Management
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
4 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.54%) VCP4
5 8 (10.26%) VCP5
5 8 (10.26%) MCSE
6 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.56%) CCNP
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCIE
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.28%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (62.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (53.85%) vSphere
3 40 (51.28%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.26%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.13%) Samba
6 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.13%) XenApp
6 4 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.28%) vCloud
7 1 (1.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) WSUS
3 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (2.56%) SnapMirror
4 2 (2.56%) vMotion
4 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 75 (96.15%) VMware
2 22 (28.21%) HP
3 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.51%) Cisco
5 13 (16.67%) NetApp
6 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.54%) Dell
7 8 (10.26%) CommVault
8 7 (8.97%) IBM
8 7 (8.97%) Websense
8 7 (8.97%) Brocade
8 7 (8.97%) Veeam
9 6 (7.69%) Tripwire
9 6 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix
10 5 (6.41%) Oracle
10 5 (6.41%) Supermicro
10 5 (6.41%) AppSense
11 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (5.13%) ProCurve
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