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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 229 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 29 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 3.36% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 24
Median daily rate £350 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +21.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.63 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+19.60% +276.25%
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
1067 1221 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.09% 12.78% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 654 539
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 146 131
Median hourly rate £15.38 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 July 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 July 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 -2 12 £330 -17.50% 1
Berkshire +8 8 £375 -23.07% 2
Surrey -15 5 £413 +26.92% 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £355 -
West Sussex -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £430 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 95 (94.06%) VMware
2 83 (82.18%) Windows
3 60 (59.41%) Windows Server
4 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
5 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
8 42 (41.58%) vSphere
9 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (33.66%) MS Exchange
11 29 (28.71%) ITIL
11 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (25.74%) Linux
13 23 (22.77%) SQL
13 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
14 21 (20.79%) DNS
15 20 (19.80%) HP
15 20 (19.80%) Firewall
15 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
16 19 (18.81%) NetApp
17 18 (17.82%) Cisco
17 18 (17.82%) LAN
17 18 (17.82%) Finance
17 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (16.83%) WAN
18 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
19 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
19 16 (15.84%) SAN
20 15 (14.85%) Citrix
20 15 (14.85%) MS Excel

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 34 (33.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
8 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) DNS
2 20 (19.80%) Firewall
3 18 (17.82%) LAN
4 17 (16.83%) WAN
5 16 (15.84%) SAN
6 11 (10.89%) DHCP
7 7 (6.93%) VPN
8 5 (4.95%) FTP
8 5 (4.95%) SMTP
8 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.97%) VoIP
10 2 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.98%) VLAN
10 2 (1.98%) Wireless
11 1 (0.99%) Internet
11 1 (0.99%) Intranet
11 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.97%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.99%) Ant
4 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.99%) Gitweb
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Military
3 3 (2.97%) Back Office
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.79%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Server Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Wintel Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (12.87%) VMware Support Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Wintel Specialist
9 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (5.94%) Server Specialist
10 6 (5.94%) Server Support
10 6 (5.94%) Wintel Server Specialist
11 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) SAN Specialist
11 5 (4.95%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) CSS
2 4 (3.96%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) Ajax
2 4 (3.96%) HTML
2 4 (3.96%) jQuery
2 4 (3.96%) Middleware
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.97%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Replication
3 5 (4.95%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) CCTV
5 1 (0.99%) CESG
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (82.18%) Windows
2 60 (59.41%) Windows Server
3 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (28.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (25.74%) Linux
7 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.95%) CentOS
9 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.97%) AIX
11 3 (2.97%) VMS
12 2 (1.98%) Unix
13 1 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.99%) Debian
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.99%) Solaris
13 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL
2 10 (9.90%) Change Management
2 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
3 9 (8.91%) Software Deployment
4 8 (7.92%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.93%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.94%) Server Building
6 6 (5.94%) Service Management
6 6 (5.94%) Time Management
7 5 (4.95%) Migration
7 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Project Management
9 3 (2.97%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (2.97%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) SQL
2 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.93%) Perl
4 5 (4.95%) Python
5 4 (3.96%) C
5 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.97%) PHP
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) C-shell
7 1 (0.99%) Java
7 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.93%) MCSE
4 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.96%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) CEH
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.98%) RHCT
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 42 (41.58%) vSphere
3 41 (40.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.87%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.87%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.91%) NFS
6 7 (6.93%) XenApp
7 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.96%) Firmware
9 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.99%) vCloud
10 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.99%) VMFS
10 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) SCCM
1 7 (6.93%) SCOM
1 7 (6.93%) vRealize
2 5 (4.95%) Puppet
3 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.98%) Check_MK
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Nagios
4 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.99%) vMotion
5 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (94.06%) VMware
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.80%) HP
4 19 (18.81%) NetApp
5 18 (17.82%) Cisco
6 15 (14.85%) Citrix
7 12 (11.88%) Red Hat
8 10 (9.90%) EMC
9 9 (8.91%) Dell
10 8 (7.92%) F5
11 6 (5.94%) CommVault
11 6 (5.94%) Remedy
12 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.96%) Oracle
14 3 (2.97%) Altiris
14 3 (2.97%) Intel Security
14 3 (2.97%) Lumension
14 3 (2.97%) SAP
14 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.97%) Symantec