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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 159 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 13 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 4.02% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 15
Median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £382 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £530 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-43.59% +16.66%
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
378 448 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.67% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 332 433
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 46
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £85.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (90.32%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
4 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
7 14 (45.16%) Finance
8 13 (41.94%) Migration
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (38.71%) Citrix
10 11 (35.48%) HP
10 11 (35.48%) Firewall
10 11 (35.48%) SCOM
11 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (32.26%) SAN
12 9 (29.03%) DNS
13 8 (25.81%) Cisco
13 8 (25.81%) MCSE
13 8 (25.81%) Java
13 8 (25.81%) VBScript
13 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (25.81%) SCCM
14 7 (22.58%) XenApp
14 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
14 7 (22.58%) .NET
14 7 (22.58%) C#
14 7 (22.58%) C++
14 7 (22.58%) 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 (9.68%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) SAN
3 9 (29.03%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) DHCP
4 7 (22.58%) Kerberos
5 4 (12.90%) LAN
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) DMZ
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) NAS
6 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.23%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Games
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Software Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (3.23%) Unix
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Application Discovery
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Server Patching
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) VBScript
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) MCSE
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCITP
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Firmware
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) XenServer
7 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.23%) NFS
7 1 (3.23%) Snort
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCOM
2 8 (25.81%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.23%) Control-M
5 1 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (3.23%) SnapVault
5 1 (3.23%) TrustSec
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 5 (16.13%) EMC
7 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
9 2 (6.45%) Nokia
9 2 (6.45%) Qualys
9 2 (6.45%) SAP
9 2 (6.45%) Sun
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec
10 1 (3.23%) Axway
10 1 (3.23%) F5
10 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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