The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 0.96% -
As % of the System Software category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £359
% change year-on-year -3.57% -2.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

VMware ESX 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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20 14 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 12.27% 13.46% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £365 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.28% +29.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £251 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £433 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.54% +51.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £47.83 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Portsmouth

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in Portsmouth