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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 216 219 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 54 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 4.70% 2.65% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 18
Median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £258 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £534 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £19.82 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+34.11% +55.41%
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
1148 1171 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.59% 12.73% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 577 501
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 140 153
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 May 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 May 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
Berkshire +3 13 £370 -10.30% 2
Hampshire +11 12 £360 - 1
Surrey -12 10 £405 +10.95% 1
Oxfordshire +14 8 £323 -0.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £428 -20.46%
West Sussex -29 3 £331 -19.69% 2
Kent -13 2 £425 +66.66%
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 97 (93.27%) VMware
2 85 (81.73%) Windows
3 61 (58.65%) Windows Server
4 57 (54.81%) Active Directory
5 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
6 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (45.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (38.46%) vSphere
10 37 (35.58%) MS Exchange
11 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (26.92%) ITIL
13 24 (23.08%) Linux
14 23 (22.12%) SQL
14 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
15 22 (21.15%) Firewall
16 21 (20.19%) Cisco
16 21 (20.19%) NetApp
17 20 (19.23%) DNS
18 19 (18.27%) LAN
18 19 (18.27%) Finance
18 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
19 18 (17.31%) WAN
19 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
19 18 (17.31%) HP
20 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
20 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
21 16 (15.38%) SAN
22 15 (14.42%) Citrix

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 37 (35.58%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.65%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.88%) IIS
8 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) Firewall
2 20 (19.23%) DNS
3 19 (18.27%) LAN
4 18 (17.31%) WAN
5 16 (15.38%) SAN
6 9 (8.65%) DHCP
7 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.73%) VPN
8 5 (4.81%) FTP
8 5 (4.81%) SMTP
9 4 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.88%) VLAN
11 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.96%) Junos
12 1 (0.96%) NAS
12 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.88%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.96%) git-flow
5 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Military
3 3 (2.88%) Electronics
3 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Support Engineer
2 24 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (22.12%) Server Engineer
3 23 (22.12%) VMware Engineer
4 21 (20.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (14.42%) Wintel Engineer
7 14 (13.46%) VMware Support Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 10 (9.62%) Exchange Engineer
9 10 (9.62%) Server Support
10 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) Server Support Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
12 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 7 (6.73%) Server Specialist
13 6 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) Middleware
2 4 (3.85%) Ajax
2 4 (3.85%) CSS
2 4 (3.85%) HTML
2 4 (3.85%) jQuery
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.92%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (1.92%) WPF
5 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.96%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 61 (58.65%) Windows Server
3 48 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.81%) CentOS
9 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.85%) AIX
10 4 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.92%) Debian
11 2 (1.92%) Unix
12 1 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.96%) Solaris
12 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) ITIL
2 12 (11.54%) Change Management
3 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
4 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.73%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.73%) Software Deployment
6 7 (6.73%) Time Management
7 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.77%) Service Management
8 4 (3.85%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.85%) Project Management
8 4 (3.85%) Server Building
9 3 (2.88%) Migration
9 3 (2.88%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.73%) Perl
4 6 (5.77%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) C
5 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.88%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) C#
7 2 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.96%) C-shell
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.69%) MCSE
4 8 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.92%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) CEH
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.92%) RHCT
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.96%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (54.81%) Active Directory
2 47 (45.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (38.46%) vSphere
4 12 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.65%) NFS
6 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 6 (5.77%) XenApp
8 4 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.85%) Firmware
9 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.92%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.96%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) SCOM
2 7 (6.73%) vRealize
3 6 (5.77%) Puppet
4 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.92%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.92%) Check_MK
6 2 (1.92%) Nagios
6 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.92%) WSUS
7 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.96%) vMotion
7 1 (0.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 97 (93.27%) VMware
2 50 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.19%) Cisco
3 21 (20.19%) NetApp
4 18 (17.31%) HP
5 15 (14.42%) Citrix
6 14 (13.46%) EMC
7 12 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 10 (9.62%) Dell
9 8 (7.69%) F5
10 7 (6.73%) Remedy
11 6 (5.77%) CommVault
12 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.85%) Altiris
13 4 (3.85%) Intel
13 4 (3.85%) Oracle
13 4 (3.85%) Symantec
14 3 (2.88%) Intel Security
14 3 (2.88%) Juniper
14 3 (2.88%) SAP
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