Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.92% 1.63% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 13.70% 10.00% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Portsmouth median daily rate - £388 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.55% -
Hampshire median daily rate £383 £410 £402
% change year-on-year -6.71% +2.12% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.27 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.27 - -

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 73 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 13.98% 16.34% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 32
Portsmouth median daily rate £450 £363 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -16.18% +22.70%
10th Percentile £231 £117 £238
90th Percentile £600 £415 £494
Hampshire median daily rate £448 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +15.48% +1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.27 £40.75 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.72% -8.34% -7.05%
10th Percentile £9.64 £14.37 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £43.00 £49.46
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.03 £14.00
% change year-on-year +15.16% -6.96% -12.50%

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 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) PowerCLI
4 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (60.00%) Storage Management
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) SNMP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) Dell
4 6 (60.00%) EMC
4 6 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Veritas

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 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) SNMP
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Expert
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) High Availability
2 6 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Storage Management
3 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Server Building
4 3 (30.00%) Server Management
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) PowerCLI
2 6 (60.00%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Dell
2 6 (60.00%) Dell Compellent
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR