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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 198 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 45 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.10% 1.90% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 5
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£288 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £409 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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
1098 1055 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.83% 12.08% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 526 402
Average daily rate £325 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.60 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Hampshire +1 17 £260 -21.21% 3
Kent +1 7 £450 +12.50%
Surrey -3 7 £300 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 6 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Berkshire +9 2 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £188 - 3
East Sussex -12 1 £275 +25.00%
Middlesex - - - -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (85.33%) Windows
1 64 (85.33%) VMware
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (56.00%) Cisco
5 39 (52.00%) vSphere
6 36 (48.00%) HP
7 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
9 32 (42.67%) SAN
10 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
11 29 (38.67%) WAN
11 29 (38.67%) LAN
12 27 (36.00%) Citrix
13 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (28.00%) Firewall
15 18 (24.00%) Juniper
15 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
16 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
16 17 (22.67%) XenApp
16 17 (22.67%) CCNA
16 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
16 17 (22.67%) ITIL
17 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
17 16 (21.33%) VMware ESX
18 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
19 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
20 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (14.67%) IIS
2 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 6 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.00%) Lync
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.67%) MS Project
4 4 (5.33%) MS Office
4 4 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) SAN
2 29 (38.67%) WAN
2 29 (38.67%) LAN
3 21 (28.00%) Firewall
4 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
5 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (16.00%) DNS
7 10 (13.33%) VLAN
8 9 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (12.00%) Network Security
8 9 (12.00%) OSPF
9 8 (10.67%) DHCP
10 7 (9.33%) NAS
10 7 (9.33%) Internet
11 6 (8.00%) LDAP
12 5 (6.67%) VPN
13 4 (5.33%) SSL
13 4 (5.33%) IPsec
14 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
14 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (6.67%) Billing
1 5 (6.67%) Back Office
1 5 (6.67%) Advertising
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) SAML
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (85.33%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (18.67%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (17.33%) Linux
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 2000
7 8 (10.67%) UNIX
8 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.67%) Solaris
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE
10 1 (1.33%) openSUSE
10 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.00%) Network Management
4 8 (10.67%) Service Management
4 8 (10.67%) Time Management
5 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.00%) Network Design
9 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Coaching
9 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) VBScript
2 6 (8.00%) VB
3 5 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) PHP
5 3 (4.00%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (22.67%) CCNA
4 13 (17.33%) CCNP
5 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.00%) MCSE
6 6 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.00%) MCTS
7 3 (4.00%) MCITP
7 3 (4.00%) VCAP
7 3 (4.00%) VCP4
7 3 (4.00%) VCP5
8 2 (2.67%) CCDA
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.67%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.33%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) JSP 440
1 7 (9.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (58.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (52.00%) vSphere
3 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (22.67%) XenApp
5 16 (21.33%) VMware ESX
6 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.33%) Terminal Services
7 4 (5.33%) Shibboleth
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (2.67%) XenServer
9 2 (2.67%) UAG
10 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.33%) KVM
10 1 (1.33%) vCloud
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.33%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (6.67%) WSUS
3 5 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.00%) BladeLogic
5 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.67%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.67%) SCOM
7 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.33%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 64 (85.33%) VMware
2 42 (56.00%) Cisco
3 36 (48.00%) HP
4 27 (36.00%) Citrix
5 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.00%) Juniper
7 13 (17.33%) EMC
8 12 (16.00%) NetApp
9 10 (13.33%) Brocade
10 9 (12.00%) 3PAR
11 8 (10.67%) Dell
11 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
12 6 (8.00%) Oracle
12 6 (8.00%) McAfee
13 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
13 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
13 5 (6.67%) IBM
13 5 (6.67%) Intel
14 4 (5.33%) Symantec
15 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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