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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 180 175 152
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 10 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.55% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 6.55% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 24
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£443 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £341
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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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
437 504 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.43% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 332 277
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £24.40 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) HP
3 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco
6 13 (40.63%) Citrix
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Linux
8 11 (34.38%) XenApp
8 11 (34.38%) vSphere
9 10 (31.25%) DNS
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) NetApp
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle
11 8 (25.00%) Clustering
11 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) SAN
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (18.75%) CCNA
13 6 (18.75%) DHCP
13 6 (18.75%) Firewall
13 6 (18.75%) HP SIM
13 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
13 6 (18.75%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
7 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) LAN
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) WAN
8 1 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) LAMP
2 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (18.75%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
2 4 (12.50%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) RHCT
3 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.38%) RHCE
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) NCDA
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (59.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (34.38%) XenApp
3 11 (34.38%) vSphere
4 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (9.38%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP SIM
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (9.38%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (6.25%) Control-M
5 2 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (3.13%) PureDisk
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
6 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.13%) SELinux
6 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) NetApp
5 9 (28.13%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) BMC
7 4 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (12.50%) F5
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.38%) Sophos
9 2 (6.25%) EMC
9 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
10 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
10 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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