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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
England / South West
Rank 131 121 143
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.80% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 7.00% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 4
Median daily rate £628 £358 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.52% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £330 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.61% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +131.17%

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
291 343 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.89% 11.37% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 203 152
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 38
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +7 7 £680 +87.58%
Wiltshire -8 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
4 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (57.14%) Skype
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 8 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (57.14%) Client/Server
5 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (50.00%) DFS Replication
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange

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 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Remote Desktop
1 8 (57.14%) Skype
2 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) SAP