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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 172 181 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 25 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 5.85% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £279 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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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
575 650 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.88% 8.97% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 403 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.78%) Citrix
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (32.61%) Finance
8 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 12 (26.09%) Linux
10 12 (26.09%) SAN
11 11 (23.91%) HP
11 11 (23.91%) Clustering
11 11 (23.91%) vSphere
12 10 (21.74%) Banking
13 9 (19.57%) Cisco
13 9 (19.57%) DNS
13 9 (19.57%) NetApp
13 9 (19.57%) Oracle
14 8 (17.39%) XenApp
15 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (13.04%) NAS
16 6 (13.04%) VB
16 6 (13.04%) UNIX
16 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
16 6 (13.04%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.17%) Lync
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 9 (19.57%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) NAS
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 4 (8.70%) WAN
6 3 (6.52%) SMTP
6 3 (6.52%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) VoIP
8 1 (2.17%) SSH
8 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.17%) PABX
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) Architect
1 6 (13.04%) Administrator
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.70%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.35%) Symmetrix
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.17%) Celerra
6 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Solaris
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) SELinux
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.35%) MODAF
5 2 (4.35%) CMMI
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) B2B
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) C-shell
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 11 (23.91%) vSphere
4 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
7 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.17%) Postfix
9 1 (2.17%) Snort
9 1 (2.17%) Nmap
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.17%) vCloud
9 1 (2.17%) UAG
9 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.52%) HP SIM
2 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) Control-M
3 2 (4.35%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.17%) Icinga
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 16 (34.78%) Citrix
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) HP
5 9 (19.57%) Oracle
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) EMC
7 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 5 (10.87%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) Juniper
8 3 (6.52%) BMC
8 3 (6.52%) Sybase
8 3 (6.52%) Websense
9 2 (4.35%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.35%) Open Text
9 2 (4.35%) Axway
9 2 (4.35%) Veeam
9 2 (4.35%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.35%) RightFax
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago