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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 79 85
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 31 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.72% 1.73% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 11.65% 10.97% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.65%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 266 310 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.79% 15.78% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 157
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 45
Median hourly rate £13.03 £38.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.72% +152.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -5 8 £368 - 1
Hook +2 6 £360 +11.62%
Winchester +5 2 £403 +7.33%
Southampton - 2 £400 - 1
Portsmouth -2 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 45 (75.00%) VMware
2 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
4 34 (56.67%) Citrix
5 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
7 28 (46.67%) Skype for Business
8 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
9 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
10 23 (38.33%) SAN
10 23 (38.33%) Firewall
11 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (30.00%) XenServer
12 18 (30.00%) XenDesktop
12 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
12 18 (30.00%) NetScaler
13 17 (28.33%) Clustering
13 17 (28.33%) TOGAF
13 17 (28.33%) SQL
14 16 (26.67%) Cisco
14 16 (26.67%) Server Building
15 15 (25.00%) Linux
15 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 15 (25.00%) IPsec
16 14 (23.33%) Veritas
16 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
17 13 (21.67%) Solaris
17 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange

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 28 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) IaaS
1 7 (11.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) Firewall
1 23 (38.33%) SAN
2 18 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 15 (25.00%) IPsec
4 12 (20.00%) NAS
5 8 (13.33%) Skype
5 8 (13.33%) VoIP
6 4 (6.67%) VSAN
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.00%) DNS
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) DMZ
9 1 (1.67%) Intranet
9 1 (1.67%) SSL
9 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Designer
2 14 (23.33%) Solutions Designer
3 12 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix Designer
5 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Clustering
2 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
1 36 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 35 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.00%) Linux
4 13 (21.67%) Solaris
5 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) TOGAF
2 16 (26.67%) Server Building
3 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 11 (18.33%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.67%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Release Management
7 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.33%) Open Source
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.67%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (1.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (1.67%) Disk Encryption
9 1 (1.67%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Smoke Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) VBScript
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Korn
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (16.67%) MCITP
5 9 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 9 (15.00%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCNP
7 2 (3.33%) MCTS
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) CCDP
8 1 (1.67%) CCIE
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.67%) RHCA
8 1 (1.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 18 (30.00%) XenServer
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.67%) SRDF
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Netcool
1 12 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (11.67%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.33%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.67%) Nagios
6 1 (1.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
6 1 (1.67%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
6 1 (1.67%) WMI
6 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) VMware
2 34 (56.67%) Citrix
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.67%) Cisco
5 14 (23.33%) Veritas
6 9 (15.00%) NetApp
7 2 (3.33%) EMC
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 2 (3.33%) Lumension
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.67%) Intel
8 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.67%) Sun
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago