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 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 135 124 148
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.69% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 6.65% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 0
Median daily rate £369 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +278.37%
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
324 346 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.19% 10.34% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 171 208
Median daily rate £330 £345 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £128 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £326 -40.68%
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) vSphere
6 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 3 (14.29%) JIRA
10 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 3 (14.29%) C-shell
10 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 3 (14.29%) Confluence
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (14.29%) Firmware
10 3 (14.29%) NFS

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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (14.29%) Confluence
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.52%) ADSL
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Ant
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
2 2 (9.52%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 3 (14.29%) C-shell
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 3 (14.29%) Firmware
4 3 (14.29%) NFS
5 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam