Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.48% 0.26% 2.37%
As % of the System Software category 13.51% 2.17% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
Basingstoke median daily rate £432 - £425
10th Percentile £394 - £328
90th Percentile £487 - £450
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 74 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 10.98% 11.95% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 31
Basingstoke median daily rate £358 £331 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.92% -14.52% +7.64%
10th Percentile £128 £123 £106
90th Percentile £491 £469 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +7.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.01% +10.76%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.13 £11.64
90th Percentile £24.42 £14.63 £19.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.75 £15.89
% change year-on-year -11.69% -7.16% +9.57%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Basingstoke

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (40.00%) VSAN
5 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Release Management
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Lumension
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) VSAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Extranet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware NSX
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI
3 1 (10.00%) vRealize
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (10.00%) Borland
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec