The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 42 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.30% 0.35% -
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.50% 13.19% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £119 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £573 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £20.50 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Southampton region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware ESX
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Environment Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware