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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 220 219 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 41 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.60% 3.12% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £324 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.55% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
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
1138 1026 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.94% 11.16% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 519 554
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 124 156
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire -9 14 £400 +24.03%
Surrey +4 10 £325 -3.70% 4
West Sussex -3 6 £413 +120.00%
Berkshire +5 5 £500 +33.33% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
Kent -4 1 £338 -15.62%
Oxfordshire -25 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (95.35%) VMware
2 60 (69.77%) Windows
3 57 (66.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (55.81%) vSphere
5 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 36 (41.86%) DNS
7 34 (39.53%) DHCP
8 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (36.05%) Cisco
10 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
11 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
13 22 (25.58%) HP
14 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
15 20 (23.26%) NetApp
16 19 (22.09%) SAN
16 19 (22.09%) SQL
16 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
16 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
17 17 (19.77%) ITIL
17 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
18 16 (18.60%) Migration
19 15 (17.44%) Finance
19 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
19 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
20 14 (16.28%) LAN
20 14 (16.28%) VPN
21 13 (15.12%) Firewall
21 13 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
21 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) IIS
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.49%) Lync
6 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.16%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.86%) DNS
2 34 (39.53%) DHCP
3 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
4 19 (22.09%) SAN
5 14 (16.28%) VPN
5 14 (16.28%) LAN
6 13 (15.12%) Firewall
6 13 (15.12%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (11.63%) WAN
8 7 (8.14%) iSCSI
8 7 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (5.81%) Network Security
10 5 (5.81%) DWDM
11 4 (4.65%) Intranet
11 4 (4.65%) Internet
11 4 (4.65%) Extranet
11 4 (4.65%) PSTN
11 4 (4.65%) Cisco ICM
12 3 (3.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.16%) Juju
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Back Office
2 8 (9.30%) Online Betting
3 4 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.95%) Storage Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) HTML
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
1 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.49%) CSS
1 3 (3.49%) XHTML
1 3 (3.49%) jQuery
1 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 3 (3.49%) HTML5
2 2 (2.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.95%) Clustering
3 8 (9.30%) EqualLogic
3 8 (9.30%) FlexPod
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.49%) Blog
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
6 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) PMI
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (69.77%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.63%) Data ONTAP
4 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.65%) Android
6 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) UNIX
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Migration
3 11 (12.79%) Service Management
4 9 (10.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (9.30%) Network Design
6 6 (6.98%) Server Building
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
8 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.65%) Change Management
8 4 (4.65%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) Network Management
9 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.49%) Requirements Management
9 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.49%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.49%) Content Management
9 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
1 19 (22.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.49%) C#
2 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.47%) VCP4
6 8 (9.30%) VCP5
6 8 (9.30%) MCSE
7 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.81%) CCNP
9 4 (4.65%) CCNA
10 3 (3.49%) MCSA
10 3 (3.49%) MCITP
11 2 (2.33%) CCIE
12 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.16%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (66.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (55.81%) vSphere
3 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
4 9 (10.47%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (9.30%) vCloud
6 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.65%) Samba
8 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.65%) DFS Replication
9 3 (3.49%) XenApp
10 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (4.65%) WSUS
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.33%) vMotion
4 2 (2.33%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 82 (95.35%) VMware
2 31 (36.05%) Cisco
3 22 (25.58%) HP
4 20 (23.26%) NetApp
5 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.47%) Dell
6 9 (10.47%) Brocade
7 8 (9.30%) Websense
7 8 (9.30%) Juniper
7 8 (9.30%) BMC
7 8 (9.30%) CA
7 8 (9.30%) CommVault
8 6 (6.98%) IBM
8 6 (6.98%) Tripwire
9 5 (5.81%) Veeam
9 5 (5.81%) Supermicro
10 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.65%) ProCurve
10 4 (4.65%) AppSense
10 4 (4.65%) Citrix
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