Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 September 2019 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 127 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 66 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.86% 1.46% 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 9.54% 7.35% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 43
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £340
90th Percentile £558 £439 £447
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.50 £45.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.54% - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £45.05 £18.00
% change year-on-year +16.54% +150.26% -21.74%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 692 735 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.48% 19.89% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 402 366
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +4.58%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £166
90th Percentile £575 £575 £511
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 42
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.62 £15.00 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +15.16% -40.11%
10th Percentile £9.88 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.38 £45.87 £42.93
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.49
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.66% +14.69%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 14 £401 +5.53% 1
Hook - 13 £400 -
Southampton +19 9 £375 -5.06%
Portsmouth +3 7 £325 -
Havant +13 4 £375 -
Fareham -7 2 £425 +0.71% 1
Basingstoke -11 1 £580 +197.44% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £325 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (93.94%) Windows
3 52 (78.79%) Windows Server
4 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
6 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
7 30 (45.45%) DNS
7 30 (45.45%) Citrix
7 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (43.94%) Firewall
9 28 (42.42%) XenDesktop
9 28 (42.42%) Office 365
10 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
11 24 (36.36%) DHCP
12 23 (34.85%) SCCM
12 23 (34.85%) Windows 10
13 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 18 (27.27%) Skype for Business
15 17 (25.76%) Skype
16 16 (24.24%) DFS Replication
16 16 (24.24%) XenApp
16 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
16 16 (24.24%) CCA
16 16 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (22.73%) Thin Client
17 15 (22.73%) ITIL
17 15 (22.73%) VLAN
17 15 (22.73%) Fat Client

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 18 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.09%) IIS
4 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (42.42%) Office 365
2 14 (21.21%) IaaS
3 13 (19.70%) Azure
3 13 (19.70%) Yammer
4 10 (15.15%) PaaS
5 9 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) DNS
2 29 (43.94%) Firewall
3 24 (36.36%) DHCP
4 17 (25.76%) Skype
5 15 (22.73%) VLAN
6 14 (21.21%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.09%) VSAN
8 5 (7.58%) LAN
8 5 (7.58%) WAN
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.06%) VPN
10 3 (4.55%) SAN
10 3 (4.55%) SMTP
11 1 (1.52%) HTTP
11 1 (1.52%) SNMP
11 1 (1.52%) SSL
11 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
3 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Designer
3 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Designer
3 9 (13.64%) Solutions Designer
4 8 (12.12%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Fat Client
1 15 (22.73%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.61%) PKI
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 52 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 30 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (34.85%) Windows 10
5 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Vista
8 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) CentOS
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.52%) Unix
10 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 11 (16.67%) Migration
4 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (12.12%) Project Delivery
5 5 (7.58%) Storage Management
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps
6 4 (6.06%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (6.06%) Password Management
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.55%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.03%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) Korn
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) CCA
2 16 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 45 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 42 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (42.42%) XenDesktop
4 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 16 (24.24%) DFS Replication
5 16 (24.24%) XenApp
6 14 (21.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 7 (10.61%) vSphere
8 3 (4.55%) VMware Server
8 3 (4.55%) Xen
9 2 (3.03%) vCloud
9 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.52%) Firmware
10 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) SCCM
2 11 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 10 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) Ansible
5 5 (7.58%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.55%) SCOM
6 3 (4.55%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.52%) Packer
7 1 (1.52%) Terraform
7 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
3 30 (45.45%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Cisco
5 6 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (7.58%) Lumension
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) Google
7 4 (6.06%) McAfee
8 3 (4.55%) SAP
8 3 (4.55%) Veeam
9 1 (1.52%) Altiris
9 1 (1.52%) Borland
9 1 (1.52%) EMC
9 1 (1.52%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat