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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 183 178 183
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 25 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 4.60% 3.86% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £242 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £628 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +0.97%
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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
543 544 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.27% 9.37% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 387 383
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 53
Average hourly rate £21.88 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £25.40 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (55.56%) Finance
5 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 14 (38.89%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) Citrix
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
8 11 (30.56%) vSphere
8 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.00%) SCCM
10 9 (25.00%) XenApp
10 9 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 8 (22.22%) Banking
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
12 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) DNS
12 7 (19.44%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) NetApp
13 6 (16.67%) Cisco
13 6 (16.67%) Migration
13 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) NAS
4 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
1 3 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) FishEye
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SCCM Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Celerra
4 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (8.33%) Solaris
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.78%) CentOS
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Workflow Management
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) C
2 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) MOS
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 9 (25.00%) XenApp
5 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
6 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
9 2 (5.56%) NFS
10 1 (2.78%) vCloud
10 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
10 1 (2.78%) Varnish
10 1 (2.78%) XenServer
10 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.78%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.78%) Control-M
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) WMI
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) Citrix
4 9 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) NetApp
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.89%) BMC
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) Sybase
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
7 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.56%) Brocade
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
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