The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 148 191 180
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 18 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.71% 4.45% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
VMware ESX
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
382 562 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.23% 9.49% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 404 385
Median daily rate £473 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +23.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the City of London region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the City of London region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (93.75%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
6 16 (50.00%) Finance
7 13 (40.63%) SCOM
8 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 11 (34.38%) SCCM
10 10 (31.25%) Java
11 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (25.00%) XenApp
12 8 (25.00%) VBScript
12 8 (25.00%) Linux
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (25.00%) HP
12 8 (25.00%) SAN
12 8 (25.00%) Cisco
13 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
13 7 (21.88%) Dell
13 7 (21.88%) MCSE
13 7 (21.88%) C#
13 7 (21.88%) C++
13 7 (21.88%) HTML

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) GemFire
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
8 1 (3.13%) DMZ
8 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.13%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Equities
3 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Application Discovery
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 8 (25.00%) VBScript
4 7 (21.88%) C#
4 7 (21.88%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSE
3 6 (18.75%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CCSP
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
6 1 (3.13%) MOS
6 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.38%) XenServer
7 2 (6.25%) Firmware
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.13%) Docker
8 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.13%) KVM
8 1 (3.13%) NFS
8 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.13%) vCloud
8 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) SCOM
2 11 (34.38%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) Control-M
4 2 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.13%) EdgeSight
5 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.13%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Nokia
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Axway
6 2 (6.25%) BEA
6 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.25%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Equitrac
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Sun
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