The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 175 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 20 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.82% 8.29% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 31
Average daily rate
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£413 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -14.16%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
523 579 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.16% 8.18% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 366 353
Average daily rate £328 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £54.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESX
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (65.38%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (30.77%) Citrix
8 15 (28.85%) Linux
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 12 (23.08%) SAN
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 12 (23.08%) Oracle
11 11 (21.15%) ITIL
11 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 10 (19.23%) Banking
12 10 (19.23%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) IIS
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
13 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
13 9 (17.31%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (15.38%) Clustering
14 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
14 8 (15.38%) SQL
14 8 (15.38%) HP
14 8 (15.38%) NetApp
15 7 (13.46%) Cisco
15 7 (13.46%) IBM
15 7 (13.46%) C

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) IIS
3 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
4 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.77%) Apache
8 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.85%) Lync
9 1 (1.92%) Documentum
9 1 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SAN
2 7 (13.46%) NAS
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) SMTP
5 3 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.85%) FCoE
6 2 (3.85%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) DHCP
6 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 2 (3.85%) MPLS
6 2 (3.85%) OSPF
6 2 (3.85%) BGP
6 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.92%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) KDB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Administrator
2 7 (13.46%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Data Centre Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 3 (5.77%) J2EE
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) CORBA
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.92%) Xerces
4 1 (1.92%) Xalan
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.92%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.85%) Symmetrix
4 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.85%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (28.85%) Linux
5 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (19.23%) UNIX
7 6 (11.54%) Solaris
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.69%) SUSE
10 3 (5.77%) Fedora
10 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.77%) CentOS
11 2 (3.85%) SELinux
11 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.92%) VMS
12 1 (1.92%) AIX
12 1 (1.92%) HPUX
12 1 (1.92%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) DevOps
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.77%) MODAF
4 3 (5.77%) CMMI
4 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.85%) Change Control
5 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) Python
3 7 (13.46%) C
4 6 (11.54%) Ruby
5 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.62%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) VB
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) sed
7 3 (5.77%) AWK
8 2 (3.85%) C-shell
9 1 (1.92%) Korn
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Lisp
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) OCP
4 1 (1.92%) OCA
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.31%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.54%) vCloud
4 6 (11.54%) vSphere
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (9.62%) XenApp
6 4 (7.69%) XenServer
6 4 (7.69%) Xen
6 4 (7.69%) KVM
7 3 (5.77%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.85%) Snort
8 2 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.85%) UAG
9 1 (1.92%) OpenSSH
9 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.92%) qmail
9 1 (1.92%) Postfix
9 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.85%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Nessus
3 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (30.77%) Citrix
3 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.38%) HP
4 8 (15.38%) NetApp
4 8 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 7 (13.46%) Cisco
5 7 (13.46%) IBM
6 6 (11.54%) EMC
6 6 (11.54%) Symantec
7 5 (9.62%) Kofax
8 3 (5.77%) Nimsoft
8 3 (5.77%) CA
8 3 (5.77%) Sybase
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Tripwire
9 2 (3.85%) Axway
9 2 (3.85%) Qualys
9 2 (3.85%) Open Text
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