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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 215 229 220
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 4.10% 3.22% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 22
Median daily rate £360 £365 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £284 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.79 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +260.00%
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
1145 1243 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.99% 13.17% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 615 529
Median daily rate £390 £365 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 151 138
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.09 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +27.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +15 18 £340 -17.57% 3
Berkshire 0 13 £375 -11.76% 3
Oxfordshire +15 6 £323 -0.76%
Surrey -11 5 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £430 - 1
West Sussex -18 2 £413 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 103 (94.50%) VMware
2 91 (83.49%) Windows
3 66 (60.55%) Windows Server
4 59 (54.13%) Active Directory
5 52 (47.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 50 (45.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
9 44 (40.37%) vSphere
10 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
11 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (27.52%) ITIL
13 27 (24.77%) Linux
14 25 (22.94%) SQL
15 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
16 22 (20.18%) HP
17 21 (19.27%) NetApp
18 20 (18.35%) Cisco
18 20 (18.35%) DNS
18 20 (18.35%) Finance
18 20 (18.35%) Firewall
19 19 (17.43%) SAN
19 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
20 18 (16.51%) LAN
20 18 (16.51%) WAN
20 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
20 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
22 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
23 15 (13.76%) VMware ESX

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 38 (34.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.26%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.92%) Confluence
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) DNS
1 20 (18.35%) Firewall
2 19 (17.43%) SAN
3 18 (16.51%) LAN
3 18 (16.51%) WAN
4 9 (8.26%) DHCP
5 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.42%) VPN
6 5 (4.59%) FTP
6 5 (4.59%) SMTP
7 4 (3.67%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.83%) VLAN
8 2 (1.83%) VoIP
9 1 (0.92%) NAS
9 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.75%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.92%) Ant
4 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.92%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.92%) git-flow
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Military
3 3 (2.75%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Support Engineer
2 23 (21.10%) Server Engineer
2 23 (21.10%) VMware Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (18.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (15.60%) Wintel Engineer
6 16 (14.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (12.84%) VMware Support Engineer
7 14 (12.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (8.26%) Server Support
11 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Server Support Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) Wintel Specialist
12 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Support
12 7 (6.42%) Server Specialist
13 6 (5.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
13 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) CSS
1 5 (4.59%) Middleware
2 4 (3.67%) Ajax
2 4 (3.67%) HTML
2 4 (3.67%) jQuery
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 3 (2.75%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.83%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.92%) COM
5 1 (0.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.34%) Replication
3 4 (3.67%) Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.92%) CESG
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.92%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (83.49%) Windows
2 66 (60.55%) Windows Server
3 52 (47.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (45.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (24.77%) Linux
7 9 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.59%) CentOS
8 5 (4.59%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.67%) AIX
9 4 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.75%) Unix
10 3 (2.75%) VMS
11 2 (1.83%) Debian
12 1 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.92%) Solaris
12 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Change Management
2 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
3 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.26%) Software Deployment
5 8 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.42%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.42%) Service Management
6 7 (6.42%) Time Management
7 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.50%) Migration
7 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.50%) Server Building
8 4 (3.67%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.67%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.67%) Project Management
8 4 (3.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (2.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.94%) SQL
2 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.42%) Perl
4 6 (5.50%) Python
5 4 (3.67%) C
5 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.75%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) Java
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.92%) C#
8 1 (0.92%) C-shell
8 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.34%) MCSE
4 8 (7.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.83%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 2 (1.83%) CEH
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.83%) Degree
7 2 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.83%) RHCT
8 1 (0.92%) CCNP
8 1 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 59 (54.13%) Active Directory
2 51 (46.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (40.37%) vSphere
4 15 (13.76%) VMware ESX
5 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.26%) NFS
7 7 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (5.50%) XenApp
9 4 (3.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.67%) Firmware
10 2 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.83%) vCloud
11 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.92%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) SCCM
1 7 (6.42%) SCOM
1 7 (6.42%) vRealize
2 6 (5.50%) Puppet
3 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.83%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.83%) Check_MK
5 2 (1.83%) Nagios
5 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) vMotion
6 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (94.50%) VMware
2 49 (44.95%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.18%) HP
4 21 (19.27%) NetApp
5 20 (18.35%) Cisco
6 14 (12.84%) Citrix
7 13 (11.93%) EMC
8 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.26%) Dell
10 8 (7.34%) F5
11 7 (6.42%) Remedy
12 6 (5.50%) 3PAR
12 6 (5.50%) CommVault
13 4 (3.67%) Altiris
13 4 (3.67%) Intel
13 4 (3.67%) Oracle
13 4 (3.67%) Symantec
14 3 (2.75%) Intel Security
14 3 (2.75%) Lumension
14 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
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