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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 146 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.16% 3.13% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 12
Average daily rate £313 £388 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £333 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £474 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £13.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -14.68%
VMware ESXi
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
278 448 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.86% 8.90% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 307 330
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 30
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) vSphere
7 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
9 4 (22.22%) NAS
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) SSL
10 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) Perl
10 3 (16.67%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (11.11%) CentOS
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (5.56%) Fedora
8 1 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.56%) VMS
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (22.22%) XenApp
6 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.56%) Firmware
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) vMotion
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) CommVault
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
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