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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 216 236 208
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 41 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 4.01% 3.68% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 28
Median daily rate £431 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.57% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -54.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
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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
1023 1115 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.23% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 638 585
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 18 £431 +11.29% 7
Surrey +16 13 £450 -21.73% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £425 - 1
Berkshire -2 3 £363 -27.50% 3
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 85 (94.44%) VMware
2 71 (78.89%) Windows
3 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
5 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (43.33%) Linux
7 38 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (36.67%) vSphere
9 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 29 (32.22%) Red Hat
11 27 (30.00%) ITIL
11 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 27 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
13 25 (27.78%) Cisco
14 23 (25.56%) Citrix
15 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
15 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
16 21 (23.33%) Finance
17 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
18 18 (20.00%) Firewall
19 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (18.89%) HP
20 16 (17.78%) DNS
20 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
20 16 (17.78%) SQL
20 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
21 14 (15.56%) Perl
21 14 (15.56%) MCSE

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 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (7.78%) SAP hybris
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) IaaS
2 10 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) Firewall
2 16 (17.78%) DNS
3 12 (13.33%) SAN
4 11 (12.22%) IP Telephony
4 11 (12.22%) NetScaler
5 8 (8.89%) DHCP
6 7 (7.78%) MPLS
7 6 (6.67%) VPN
8 5 (5.56%) FTP
8 5 (5.56%) SMTP
9 4 (4.44%) LAN
9 4 (4.44%) Wireless
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 3 (3.33%) WAN
11 1 (1.11%) Internet
11 1 (1.11%) Intranet
11 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.11%) NAS
11 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.56%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.11%) Ant
4 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.11%) Gitweb
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Military
3 9 (10.00%) Marketing
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Architect
2 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.00%) Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco Security Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.78%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Network Security Architect
6 7 (7.78%) SAP Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Security Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) CSS
2 9 (10.00%) Ajax
2 9 (10.00%) HTML
2 9 (10.00%) jQuery
3 7 (7.78%) Middleware
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.44%) .NET
5 3 (3.33%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.11%) REST
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Replication
2 5 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.89%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (43.33%) Linux
5 27 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (8.89%) CentOS
10 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.33%) AIX
12 3 (3.33%) VMS
13 2 (2.22%) Unix
14 1 (1.11%) Debian
14 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
2 11 (12.22%) TOGAF
3 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.89%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.78%) Business Transformation
5 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.78%) Network Design
6 6 (6.67%) Migration
6 6 (6.67%) Server Building
7 5 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 5 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (5.56%) User Stories
8 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.44%) Service Management
8 4 (4.44%) System Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) Perl
4 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) C
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) C-shell
9 1 (1.11%) Java
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (15.56%) MCSE
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) CCNP
7 8 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (7.78%) CCIE
9 4 (4.44%) CCNA
9 4 (4.44%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.33%) Degree
11 2 (2.22%) AWS Certification
11 2 (2.22%) CEH
11 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.22%) MCSD
11 2 (2.22%) RHCT
12 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (36.67%) vSphere
3 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 11 (12.22%) XenServer
7 10 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (5.56%) NFS
10 4 (4.44%) vCloud
10 4 (4.44%) XenApp
11 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) vMotion
3 5 (5.56%) vRealize
4 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) Check_MK
5 2 (2.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.22%) Nagios
5 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 85 (94.44%) VMware
2 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (32.22%) Red Hat
4 25 (27.78%) Cisco
5 23 (25.56%) Citrix
6 17 (18.89%) HP
7 11 (12.22%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.11%) NetApp
8 10 (11.11%) SAP
9 9 (10.00%) Dell
9 9 (10.00%) Oracle
10 7 (7.78%) hybris
11 5 (5.56%) EMC
11 5 (5.56%) Veeam
12 4 (4.44%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.44%) IBM
12 4 (4.44%) Remedy
13 3 (3.33%) CommVault
13 3 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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