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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 218 215 184
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 36 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 2.91% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.20% +29.64%
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
1135 997 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.45% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 451 407
Average daily rate £375 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 123 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £31.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 17 £415 +37.75% 3
Berkshire -3 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Surrey -1 5 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 3 £538 - 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 58 (90.63%) VMware
2 47 (73.44%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (50.00%) vSphere
4 32 (50.00%) Cisco
5 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
6 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (25.00%) Firewall
10 15 (23.44%) HP
10 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
11 14 (21.88%) Juniper
12 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.31%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) DHCP
13 12 (18.75%) DNS
13 12 (18.75%) NetApp
13 12 (18.75%) Service Management
13 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (18.75%) PKI
14 11 (17.19%) vCloud
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (17.19%) CCNA
14 11 (17.19%) LAN
15 10 (15.63%) SAN
16 9 (14.06%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (10.94%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.69%) Lync
4 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (25.00%) Firewall
4 12 (18.75%) DNS
4 12 (18.75%) DHCP
5 11 (17.19%) LAN
6 10 (15.63%) SAN
7 8 (12.50%) VPN
8 7 (10.94%) WAN
8 7 (10.94%) Wireshark
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (7.81%) Network Security
10 5 (7.81%) SSL
11 4 (6.25%) PSTN
11 4 (6.25%) OSPF
11 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.25%) Cisco ICM
12 3 (4.69%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.56%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) French Language
3 1 (1.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) Architect
3 4 (6.25%) Consultant
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Requirements Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Administrator
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.13%) Developer
5 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (1.56%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.13%) CSS
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
1 2 (3.13%) XHTML
1 2 (3.13%) jQuery
1 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) PKI
2 8 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) CESG
4 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Linux
6 7 (10.94%) Android
7 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Phone
9 2 (3.13%) CentOS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.56%) UNIX
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Service Management
3 8 (12.50%) Network Design
3 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.94%) Network Architecture
4 7 (10.94%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.81%) Validation
6 5 (7.81%) Workflow
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.25%) Network Management
7 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Time Management
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.69%) Operations Management
9 2 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (17.19%) CCNA
5 6 (9.38%) CCNP
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) VCP4
8 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.56%) Degree
9 1 (1.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
1 4 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (50.00%) vSphere
3 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (17.19%) vCloud
5 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 6 (9.38%) Firmware
7 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
8 4 (6.25%) XenApp
9 3 (4.69%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) FortiGate
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.69%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (90.63%) VMware
2 32 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) HP
4 14 (21.88%) Juniper
5 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.75%) NetApp
7 8 (12.50%) BMC
7 8 (12.50%) CA
8 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.38%) Citrix
8 6 (9.38%) EMC
9 5 (7.81%) F5
10 4 (6.25%) IBM
10 4 (6.25%) McAfee
11 3 (4.69%) Dell
11 3 (4.69%) Symantec
11 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.13%) Nintex
12 2 (3.13%) Telerik
12 2 (3.13%) Altiris
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