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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 185 189 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 22 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.92% 4.93% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £316 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +22.22%
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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
561 670 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.38% 9.21% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 433 350
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £35.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 41 (95.35%) VMware
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
4 22 (51.16%) Citrix
4 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (39.53%) HP
6 17 (39.53%) Linux
7 16 (37.21%) Finance
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 15 (34.88%) XenApp
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco
9 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) Clustering
11 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
11 12 (27.91%) vSphere
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) NetApp
13 10 (23.26%) SAN
13 10 (23.26%) DNS
13 10 (23.26%) Oracle
14 9 (20.93%) Banking
14 9 (20.93%) Firewall
15 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
16 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (13.95%) Replication
17 6 (13.95%) IBM
17 6 (13.95%) UNIX
17 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) Apache
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
4 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) PABX
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.33%) SMTP
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
1 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.33%) Celerra
5 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 3 (6.98%) SELinux
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
1 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
2 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
2 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) DevOps
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) SOA
4 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.65%) Coaching
4 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.65%) Network Management
4 2 (4.65%) High Availability
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) RHCE
4 3 (6.98%) RHCT
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.88%) XenApp
4 12 (27.91%) vSphere
5 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.98%) NFS
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.65%) vCloud
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas File System
8 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.30%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
2 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.30%) HP SIM
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (6.98%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (4.65%) Control-M
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.33%) Icinga
5 1 (2.33%) FreeIPA
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Citrix
3 17 (39.53%) HP
4 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco
6 11 (25.58%) NetApp
7 10 (23.26%) Oracle
8 6 (13.95%) IBM
9 5 (11.63%) Symantec
10 4 (9.30%) EMC
10 4 (9.30%) Juniper
10 4 (9.30%) BMC
10 4 (9.30%) F5
11 3 (6.98%) Veeam
11 3 (6.98%) Sybase
11 3 (6.98%) Sophos
12 2 (4.65%) Remedy
12 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.65%) Intel
12 2 (4.65%) Axway
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