The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 180 187 218
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 4.53% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 6
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£330 £368 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -9.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £229 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £286 £280
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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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
584 662 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.97% 9.22% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 434 337
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 49 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £32.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the City of London region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi across the City of London region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
3 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
7 14 (50.00%) XenApp
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (35.71%) IBM
10 8 (28.57%) HP
10 8 (28.57%) SAN
10 8 (28.57%) DNS
10 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (28.57%) Firewall
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (25.00%) Lync
11 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
11 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.00%) Symantec
11 7 (25.00%) EMC
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco
12 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (21.43%) Network Security
12 6 (21.43%) vSphere
12 6 (21.43%) UAG
12 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.00%) Lync
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) DNS
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) Extranet
5 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) SMTP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 6 (21.43%) UAG
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (14.29%) Xen
5 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) XenServer
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.57%) NFS
8 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.57%) Squid
8 1 (3.57%) Postfix
8 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
4 3 (10.71%) SCOM
4 3 (10.71%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.57%) Cacti
5 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Citrix
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) EMC
6 7 (25.00%) Symantec
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
10 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
10 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.57%) Wyse
10 1 (3.57%) Veeam
10 1 (3.57%) JBoss
10 1 (3.57%) Dell
10 1 (3.57%) Juniper
10 1 (3.57%) BMC
10 1 (3.57%) CommVault
10 1 (3.57%) NetApp
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