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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 135 137 145
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.42% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 3.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £413 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.57% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
322 367 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.41% 11.09% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 171 209
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.51 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Gloucestershire -1 2 £375 -16.66% 4
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) C-shell
9 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
9 3 (17.65%) Confluence
9 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (17.65%) NetApp
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) Ant
9 3 (17.65%) NFS
9 3 (17.65%) Maven
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) Confluence
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) ADSL
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
1 3 (17.65%) C-shell
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam