Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 45 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.84% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 14.52% 2.44% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Portsmouth median daily rate - - £513
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.05 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.05 - -

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 62 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 12.68% 13.44% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 28
Portsmouth median daily rate £475 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -19.35% +25.73%
10th Percentile £400 £116 £238
90th Percentile £558 £500 £534
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 24
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.46 £42.25 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -11.67% +6.29%
10th Percentile £11.07 £13.55 £27.68
90th Percentile £50.98 £48.61 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £25.38
% change year-on-year +15.16% -48.67% +68.05%

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 22 September 2018, 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (55.56%) PowerCLI
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
4 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Storage Management
4 5 (55.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) SNMP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperledger
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Storage Management
3 3 (33.33%) Server Building
3 3 (33.33%) Server Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (55.56%) PowerCLI
1 5 (55.56%) vCenter Server
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Dell
2 5 (55.56%) Dell Compellent
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Veritas