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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 242 230 208
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 23 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 3.83% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 28
Median daily rate £370 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £304 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £490 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.75 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -44.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
1051 1228 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.14% 12.39% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 682 561
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £207 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 142 138
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Hampshire +7 14 £365 -8.75% 1
Berkshire +8 5 £325 -35.00% 4
Surrey -5 3 £450 +38.46%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 70 (90.91%) VMware
2 58 (75.32%) Windows
3 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
4 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (44.16%) vSphere
6 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
8 26 (33.77%) ITIL
8 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (32.47%) Linux
10 20 (25.97%) HP
10 20 (25.97%) DNS
11 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
11 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
12 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
13 17 (22.08%) Cisco
14 16 (20.78%) SQL
14 16 (20.78%) Finance
15 15 (19.48%) Citrix
15 15 (19.48%) NetApp
15 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
16 14 (18.18%) SAN
16 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
17 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
18 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
18 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V

VMware ESXi
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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.88%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.60%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) DNS
2 14 (18.18%) SAN
3 10 (12.99%) Firewall
4 9 (11.69%) DHCP
5 8 (10.39%) VPN
6 6 (7.79%) FTP
6 6 (7.79%) LAN
6 6 (7.79%) SMTP
7 5 (6.49%) WAN
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP
9 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.60%) VLAN
9 2 (2.60%) Wireless
10 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.30%) NAS
10 1 (1.30%) Skype
10 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.19%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.30%) Ant
4 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.30%) Gitweb
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Military
3 3 (3.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Server Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Server Specialist
7 6 (7.79%) Wintel Server Specialist
7 6 (7.79%) Wintel Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) SAN Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) SAN Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) CSS
2 6 (7.79%) Ajax
2 6 (7.79%) HTML
2 6 (7.79%) jQuery
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.90%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.30%) CCTV
5 1 (1.30%) CESG
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 58 (75.32%) Windows
2 35 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (32.47%) Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.79%) CentOS
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.90%) AIX
9 3 (3.90%) VMS
10 2 (2.60%) Unix
11 1 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.30%) Debian
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
4 6 (7.79%) Server Building
4 6 (7.79%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) Service Management
6 4 (5.19%) System Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Change Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Design
7 3 (3.90%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) User Stories
8 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 10 (12.99%) Perl
4 7 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.19%) C
7 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) C-shell
9 1 (1.30%) Java
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.09%) MCSE
4 7 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) CEH
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) RHCT
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (44.16%) vSphere
2 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
4 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.39%) NFS
7 6 (7.79%) XenApp
8 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (5.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (3.90%) Firmware
10 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.60%) XenServer
12 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCOM
1 8 (10.39%) vRealize
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 6 (7.79%) SCCM
4 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.60%) Check_MK
5 2 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.60%) WSUS
6 1 (1.30%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 70 (90.91%) VMware
2 36 (46.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.97%) HP
4 17 (22.08%) Cisco
5 15 (19.48%) Citrix
5 15 (19.48%) NetApp
5 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.39%) Dell
6 8 (10.39%) EMC
7 6 (7.79%) CommVault
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle
8 5 (6.49%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.19%) IBM
9 4 (5.19%) Remedy
10 3 (3.90%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.90%) Symantec
11 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.60%) Lumension
11 2 (2.60%) SAP