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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 207 235 238
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 42 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 3.36% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 20
Median daily rate £422 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £447 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +110.36%
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
1064 1013 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.74% 10.79% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 553 666
Median daily rate £350 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 121 145
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 11 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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
Surrey +28 17 £390 -8.23% 3
Hampshire +20 16 £454 +25.17% 1
Berkshire +12 6 £500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 64 (87.67%) VMware
2 57 (78.08%) Windows
3 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
4 43 (58.90%) Linux
5 34 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (46.58%) Windows Server
6 28 (38.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
7 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (34.25%) Hyper-V
9 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (27.40%) Citrix
10 20 (27.40%) Cisco
11 19 (26.03%) Finance
12 17 (23.29%) Firewall
12 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (23.29%) vSphere
13 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
14 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
15 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
15 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
15 14 (19.18%) IaaS
15 14 (19.18%) NetScaler
16 13 (17.81%) DNS
16 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
17 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
17 12 (16.44%) XenDesktop
18 11 (15.07%) IP Telephony
18 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
18 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (9.59%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) IaaS
2 10 (13.70%) SaaS
3 7 (9.59%) Office 365
4 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Firewall
2 14 (19.18%) NetScaler
3 13 (17.81%) DNS
4 11 (15.07%) IP Telephony
5 9 (12.33%) SAN
5 9 (12.33%) VPN
6 8 (10.96%) MPLS
7 6 (8.22%) FTP
7 6 (8.22%) SMTP
8 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (5.48%) DHCP
8 4 (5.48%) VLAN
8 4 (5.48%) Wireless
9 3 (4.11%) VoIP
10 2 (2.74%) BGP
10 2 (2.74%) OSPF
10 2 (2.74%) SSL
11 1 (1.37%) DAB
11 1 (1.37%) LAN
11 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (8.22%) DB2
5 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Metasploit
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Gitweb
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Marketing
3 7 (9.59%) Military
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Architect
2 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (10.96%) VMware Specialist
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco Network Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco Security Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (9.59%) Network Security Architect
5 7 (9.59%) SAP Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Security Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Business Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Business Process Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) Ajax
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) jQuery
2 5 (6.85%) Middleware
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.74%) LAMP
5 1 (1.37%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.37%) REST
5 1 (1.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Clustering
1 6 (8.22%) SWIFT
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) CCTV
5 1 (1.37%) CESG
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Linux
3 34 (46.58%) Windows Server
4 28 (38.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (36.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) CentOS
8 7 (9.59%) Ubuntu
9 6 (8.22%) AIX
10 5 (6.85%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (4.11%) Unix
12 2 (2.74%) Debian
12 2 (2.74%) Solaris
12 2 (2.74%) SUSE
12 2 (2.74%) VMS
12 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) TOGAF
2 10 (13.70%) Network Design
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Business Transformation
4 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.59%) Service Management
5 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (4.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL V2
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.11%) User Stories
7 3 (4.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.07%) Perl
2 11 (15.07%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) Python
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.11%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.33%) MCSE
5 8 (10.96%) CCNP
6 7 (9.59%) CCIE
7 6 (8.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
9 3 (4.11%) CCNA
9 3 (4.11%) CEH
9 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
9 3 (4.11%) RHCT
10 2 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 2 (2.74%) MCSD
11 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.37%) MCDST
11 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (34.25%) Hyper-V
3 17 (23.29%) vSphere
4 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
5 12 (16.44%) XenDesktop
6 11 (15.07%) XenServer
7 7 (9.59%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.48%) vCloud
8 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.74%) Docker
11 1 (1.37%) Firmware
11 1 (1.37%) KVM
11 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Puppet
2 7 (9.59%) vMotion
3 3 (4.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.74%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) vRealize
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (87.67%) VMware
2 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (38.36%) Red Hat
4 20 (27.40%) Cisco
4 20 (27.40%) Citrix
5 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.33%) SAP
7 8 (10.96%) NetApp
7 8 (10.96%) Oracle
8 7 (9.59%) hybris
9 6 (8.22%) HP
9 6 (8.22%) Veeam
10 4 (5.48%) Dell
11 3 (4.11%) Avaya
11 3 (4.11%) EMC
11 3 (4.11%) Extreme Networks
11 3 (4.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.74%) Juniper
12 2 (2.74%) Veritas