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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 179 181 169
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 24 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.37% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 4.45% 4.24% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 29
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £625 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.81 £24.13
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -17.88%
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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
539 519 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.22% 8.80% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 378 361
Average daily rate £388 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 45
Average hourly rate £22.42 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.44% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (85.29%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (58.82%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
6 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (29.41%) SCCM
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (26.47%) vSphere
9 9 (26.47%) HP
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 9 (26.47%) Banking
10 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 8 (23.53%) Citrix
10 8 (23.53%) SAN
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.65%) XenApp
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (17.65%) Migration
12 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.65%) DHCP
12 6 (17.65%) BMC
12 6 (17.65%) NetApp
12 6 (17.65%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) FishEye
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Server Support
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) CMDB
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Celerra
4 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.94%) UNIX
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.94%) CentOS
9 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow Management
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.94%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) ETL
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MOS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (26.47%) vSphere
4 6 (17.65%) XenApp
5 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.88%) NFS
8 1 (2.94%) vCloud
8 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.94%) Varnish
8 1 (2.94%) XenServer
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.82%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.88%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.94%) Control-M
5 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) WMI
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.94%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 8 (23.53%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) BMC
5 6 (17.65%) NetApp
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Sybase
8 3 (8.82%) Remedy
8 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.88%) Brocade
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) Hyperion
10 1 (2.94%) Avaya
10 1 (2.94%) Reuters
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago