Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 112 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 62 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.96% 1.78% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.90% 8.67% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 44 24
Median daily rate £455 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% +2.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £370 £313 £308
90th Percentile £533 £529 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
South East median hourly rate £27.25 £51.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -46.83% +79.82% -26.45%

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 347 715 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.68% 20.51% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 435 308
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £137 £255 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £434 £413
% change year-on-year -2.02% +4.96% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 58
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.51 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.17% -13.93% +12.38%
10th Percentile £12.69 £9.64 £10.40
90th Percentile £56.90 £53.75 £45.48
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.41% - +3.03%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Hampshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hampshire.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Hook +16 7 £455 +17.29% 2
Winchester -7 2 £550 +44.74% 3
Bordon - 2 - -
Farnborough +24 1 £350 -36.36% 1
Basingstoke +18 1 £508 -12.50%
Southampton +11 1 £375 +3.45%
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) McAfee
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) vSphere
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
8 6 (35.29%) Clustering
8 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Symantec
9 5 (29.41%) MSI
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 5 (29.41%) LAN
9 5 (29.41%) WAN
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) Lumension
9 5 (29.41%) vCenter Server
10 4 (23.53%) High Availability
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) VSAN
10 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (23.53%) XenApp

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 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) AWS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) VSAN
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSI
2 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
2 3 (17.65%) ClearQuest
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Architect
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior VMware Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Power Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Architectural Design
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) VCAP
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) vSphere
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
6 3 (17.65%) Terminal Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware NSX
7 2 (11.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) vCenter Server
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (23.53%) WSUS
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) vMotion
5 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) McAfee
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Lumension
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus