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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 175 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 24 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.11% 5.37% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +10.66%
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 £26.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +59.09%
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
584 670 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.92% 9.31% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 435 332
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 57
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (43.48%) Citrix
7 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 17 (36.96%) SQL
9 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) Finance
10 14 (30.43%) HP
11 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
11 13 (28.26%) Clustering
11 13 (28.26%) SAN
12 12 (26.09%) Cisco
12 12 (26.09%) XenApp
13 11 (23.91%) vSphere
13 11 (23.91%) DNS
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
14 10 (21.74%) NetApp
14 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
15 9 (19.57%) Banking
15 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (19.57%) Firewall
16 8 (17.39%) Symantec
17 7 (15.22%) Replication
17 7 (15.22%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.35%) Apache
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.17%) Lync
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
3 9 (19.57%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) NAS
5 5 (10.87%) DHCP
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
6 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 3 (6.52%) SMTP
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.35%) VoIP
8 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.17%) PABX
9 1 (2.17%) Network Security
9 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Network Support
5 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) LAMP
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Celerra
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (32.61%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) UNIX
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.87%) Solaris
7 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.35%) SELinux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Service Management
2 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
3 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Network Management
4 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (4.35%) DevOps
4 2 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) C-shell
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.87%) CCNA
4 4 (8.70%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
5 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.52%) RHCT
5 3 (6.52%) RHCE
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) MCSA
6 2 (4.35%) CCNP
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) NCDA
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.09%) XenApp
4 11 (23.91%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) NFS
5 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) vCloud
7 1 (2.17%) UAG
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.17%) Postfix
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas File System
7 1 (2.17%) Snort
7 1 (2.17%) Nmap
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (6.52%) HP SIM
4 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 3 (6.52%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (6.52%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (4.35%) Control-M
5 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (4.35%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) Icinga
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 20 (43.48%) Citrix
3 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) HP
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) Oracle
7 10 (21.74%) NetApp
8 8 (17.39%) Symantec
9 6 (13.04%) IBM
10 4 (8.70%) Juniper
10 4 (8.70%) EMC
11 3 (6.52%) BMC
11 3 (6.52%) Sophos
11 3 (6.52%) Websense
11 3 (6.52%) Sybase
12 2 (4.35%) Intel
12 2 (4.35%) Clearswift
12 2 (4.35%) Open Text
12 2 (4.35%) Axway
12 2 (4.35%) Veeam
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago