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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 143 181 188
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 16 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.43% 3.82% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 15
Median daily rate £475 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +35.48%
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
361 550 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 9.76% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 409 356
Median daily rate £451 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.05% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (92.31%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) SAN
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
9 8 (30.77%) Citrix
9 8 (30.77%) HP
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) Banking
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (23.08%) SCCM
11 6 (23.08%) SCOM
11 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (19.23%) Dell
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
13 4 (15.38%) DNS
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (15.38%) VBScript
13 4 (15.38%) ITIL
13 4 (15.38%) Python

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 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) GemFire
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
4 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) BGP
5 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) IPv4
6 1 (3.85%) IPv6
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.85%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (11.54%) DevOps
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) API Development
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCSP
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) MOS
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) Firmware
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) KVM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Snort
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) vCloud
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
1 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) Control-M
2 3 (11.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Dell
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Nokia
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Axway
6 2 (7.69%) BEA
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Equitrac
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
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