Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 120 112
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 57 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.61% 1.34% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 8.92% 8.35% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 57
Hampshire median daily rate £409 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £369 £275 £325
90th Percentile £481 £500 £465
South East median daily rate £388 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +1.31% +2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.71% +12.22% -55.00%

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 639 623 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.04% 16.04% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 389 300
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £155 £250 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £390 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +3.31% +7.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 76
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.96% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.65 £11.68
90th Percentile £43.00 £49.02 £43.25
South East median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.07% -14.29% +12.90%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke -16 10 £432 - 1
Hook +9 7 £500 +76.99%
Winchester +14 6 £413 -8.33%
Portsmouth -5 5 £388 -17.55%
Southampton +5 3 £400 +23.08%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (87.72%) Windows
3 48 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (78.95%) PowerShell
4 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 45 (78.95%) Windows Server
5 35 (61.40%) Citrix
5 35 (61.40%) NetScaler
6 33 (57.89%) Skype for Business
6 33 (57.89%) Hyper-V
6 33 (57.89%) XenServer
6 33 (57.89%) XenDesktop
7 32 (56.14%) TOGAF
8 26 (45.61%) Firewall
9 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (29.82%) PaaS
10 17 (29.82%) IaaS
11 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
12 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (19.30%) vSphere
14 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
14 8 (14.04%) Linux
14 8 (14.04%) Lumension
15 7 (12.28%) vCenter Server
15 7 (12.28%) SQL
15 7 (12.28%) Finance
15 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
15 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
16 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 33 (57.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) IaaS
1 17 (29.82%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) NetScaler
2 26 (45.61%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.02%) VSAN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) Extranet
6 1 (1.75%) Intranet
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Military
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Designer
1 26 (45.61%) Solutions Designer
2 12 (21.05%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Citrix Designer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Test Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
6 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) SWIFT
2 4 (7.02%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 48 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (78.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.04%) Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
7 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.77%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) TOGAF
2 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.77%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (7.02%) Release Management
4 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.51%) DevOps
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL
4 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.51%) Service Management
4 2 (3.51%) Software Delivery
5 1 (1.75%) Break/Fix
5 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.75%) Change Management
5 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.75%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (57.89%) Hyper-V
1 33 (57.89%) XenDesktop
1 33 (57.89%) XenServer
2 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 11 (19.30%) vSphere
5 5 (8.77%) Docker
6 4 (7.02%) VMware NSX
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) vMotion
3 1 (1.75%) vRealize
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 35 (61.40%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) Lumension
5 6 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle
6 5 (8.77%) McAfee
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco
8 2 (3.51%) Borland
8 2 (3.51%) EMC
8 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 1 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (1.75%) Intel
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) Veritas
9 1 (1.75%) Zerto