The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 126 141 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.032% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 5.83% 0.29% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
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£450 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.46%
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
343 343 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.13% 10.84% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 199 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 26
Average hourly rate £19.03 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the South West region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Wiltshire +4 9 £550 - 2
Gloucestershire - 9 £450 - 1
Devon - 2 £175 -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (64.71%) DNS
3 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 20 (58.82%) VMware
5 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
6 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (47.06%) Firewall
8 14 (41.18%) DHCP
8 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
8 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) VLAN
9 13 (38.24%) ITIL
10 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
11 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
11 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
12 9 (26.47%) WSUS
12 9 (26.47%) SSL
13 8 (23.53%) VPN
13 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
13 8 (23.53%) Linux
13 8 (23.53%) LAMP
13 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
13 8 (23.53%) SCCM
13 8 (23.53%) Nmap
13 8 (23.53%) Metasploit

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.59%) Lync
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.82%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) Firewall
3 14 (41.18%) DHCP
4 13 (38.24%) VLAN
5 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 9 (26.47%) SSL
7 8 (23.53%) VPN
7 8 (23.53%) Wireshark
8 7 (20.59%) Network Security
8 7 (20.59%) SAN
8 7 (20.59%) IPsec
8 7 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (8.82%) NAS
9 3 (8.82%) Multicast
10 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.94%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
3 8 (23.53%) Cyber Security
3 8 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) WFM
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) DV Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (20.59%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (23.53%) VirtualBox
5 6 (17.65%) DFS Replication
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (11.76%) vSphere
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.94%) Xen
8 1 (2.94%) NFS
8 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) WSUS
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) Nmap
3 7 (20.59%) SCOM
4 6 (17.65%) SCVMM
4 6 (17.65%) SCOrch
4 6 (17.65%) SCSM
5 4 (11.76%) SCDPM
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) ArcSight
4 5 (14.71%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Lumension
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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