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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 130 147 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 16 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.093% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 0.99% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £13.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -14.68%
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
331 303 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.01% 9.37% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 143 97
Average daily rate £335 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 39
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 11 £363 +45.00%
Dorset - 4 £180 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
8 12 (40.00%) VMware ESX
9 11 (36.67%) Linux
9 11 (36.67%) ITIL
9 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
9 11 (36.67%) vSphere
10 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (33.33%) NetApp
10 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (30.00%) Migration
11 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (30.00%) Firewall
11 9 (30.00%) MCSE
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (26.67%) MCSA
12 8 (26.67%) Sophos
13 7 (23.33%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (13.33%) nginx
6 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (3.33%) Apache
8 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (16.67%) SSL
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.33%) Broadband
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.33%) DMZ
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (13.33%) Redis
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (13.33%) Senior Support Technician
1 4 (13.33%) Senior Technician
1 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
1 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Consultant
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
1 4 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.33%) CCTV
5 1 (3.33%) CESG
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) CentOS
6 4 (13.33%) Fedora
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (16.67%) SFIA
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (6.67%) CCNP
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 11 (36.67%) vSphere
5 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (16.67%) KVM
7 2 (6.67%) vCloud
8 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
8 1 (3.33%) Firmware
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) WSUS
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Ganglia
2 5 (16.67%) Graphite
2 5 (16.67%) Kibana
2 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Riemann
3 2 (6.67%) vMotion
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.33%) SCSM
4 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) NetApp
4 8 (26.67%) Sophos
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.00%) EMC
8 3 (10.00%) Forcepoint
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Sun
8 3 (10.00%) Veeam
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
10 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
10 1 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) IBM
10 1 (3.33%) Juniper
10 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
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