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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 234 225 201
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 30 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 1.07% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 20
Average daily rate
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£430 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £246 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
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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
1247 1121 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.49% 13.22% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 518 361
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 172 163
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.75 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 9 £338 -32.50%
Surrey - 9 £430 - 3
Hampshire -20 8 £350 +40.00% 2
Kent 0 3 £488 +8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi.

1 64 (88.89%) VMware
2 57 (79.17%) Windows
3 41 (56.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (43.06%) vSphere
5 31 (43.06%) Cisco
6 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
7 26 (36.11%) HP
8 25 (34.72%) Citrix
8 25 (34.72%) SAN
8 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (33.33%) Firewall
10 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
11 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
11 21 (29.17%) LAN
11 21 (29.17%) WAN
12 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (23.61%) CCNA
13 17 (23.61%) XenApp
14 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
14 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 14 (19.44%) Juniper
15 14 (19.44%) VMware ESX
15 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
15 14 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (16.67%) CCNP
17 10 (13.89%) EMC
17 10 (13.89%) NetApp
17 10 (13.89%) DNS
17 10 (13.89%) Linux

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.11%) MS Project
2 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) SAN
2 24 (33.33%) Firewall
3 21 (29.17%) LAN
3 21 (29.17%) WAN
4 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 14 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (13.89%) DNS
7 8 (11.11%) VLAN
8 7 (9.72%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (9.72%) Network Security
8 7 (9.72%) OSPF
8 7 (9.72%) DHCP
9 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
9 5 (6.94%) NAS
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.94%) Internet
10 4 (5.56%) SSL
10 4 (5.56%) VPN
10 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (2.78%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.39%) MSI
2 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (6.94%) Back Office
1 5 (6.94%) Advertising
1 5 (6.94%) Billing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) French Language
3 1 (1.39%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Consultant
5 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (1.39%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix Specialist
8 1 (1.39%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) PKI
2 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) CESG
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (79.17%) Windows
2 41 (56.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.89%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.94%) UNIX
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone
9 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (5.56%) Android
10 2 (2.78%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) ITIL
1 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 8 (11.11%) Network Management
2 7 (9.72%) Network Architecture
2 7 (9.72%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (8.33%) Service Management
3 6 (8.33%) Time Management
3 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.94%) Change Management
4 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.56%) Validation
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.17%) Network Design
6 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.94%) VBScript
2 5 (6.94%) VB
3 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (23.61%) CCNA
4 16 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
6 12 (16.67%) CCNP
7 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (6.94%) MCSE
9 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.78%) CCDA
10 2 (2.78%) VCP4
10 2 (2.78%) VCP5
10 2 (2.78%) VCAP
10 2 (2.78%) MCTS
10 2 (2.78%) MCITP
10 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.39%) Degree
11 1 (1.39%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (43.06%) vSphere
3 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 17 (23.61%) XenApp
5 14 (19.44%) VMware ESX
6 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.94%) Firmware
8 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.17%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.17%) MetaFrame
10 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (2.78%) vCloud
10 2 (2.78%) XenServer
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.39%) KVM
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
1 5 (6.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.78%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) WSUS
5 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.39%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (88.89%) VMware
2 31 (43.06%) Cisco
3 26 (36.11%) HP
4 25 (34.72%) Citrix
5 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.44%) Juniper
7 10 (13.89%) EMC
7 10 (13.89%) NetApp
8 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.72%) 3PAR
10 6 (8.33%) F5
10 6 (8.33%) Brocade
11 5 (6.94%) Symantec
12 4 (5.56%) Intel
12 4 (5.56%) Dell
12 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
12 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.17%) IBM
14 2 (2.78%) Veeam
14 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
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