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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 130 121 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.81% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 7.95% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 1
Median daily rate £350 £428 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +90.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.63 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+19.60% +276.25%
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
409 327 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.41% 10.19% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 168 182
Median daily rate £375 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £148 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Wiltshire -4 10 £338 -3.57%
Gloucestershire -4 3 £410 -8.88% 2
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 13 (43.33%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco
5 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (26.67%) vSphere
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) Dell
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) IBM
10 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) Firmware
11 4 (13.33%) NetApp
11 4 (13.33%) EMC
12 3 (10.00%) SAN

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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) Confluence
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) ADSL
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Multicast
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Ant
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.00%) C-shell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) Firmware
4 3 (10.00%) NFS
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperic
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) Dell
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.33%) Juniper
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam