Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 20 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.60% 2.69% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 9.62% 13.04% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £470 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.55% +20.51% +50.00%
10th Percentile £369 £337 £385
90th Percentile £409 £594 £395
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 16.67% 20.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 12
Portsmouth median daily rate £363 £435 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +23.40% +35.58%
10th Percentile £116 £238 £165
90th Percentile £408 £516 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 9
Portsmouth median hourly rate £41.50 £44.46 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -7.05% +97.24%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.75 £15.89
% change year-on-year -11.69% -7.16% +7.71%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Portsmouth

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Portsmouth

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) IBM

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Test Specialist
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM