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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 143 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 20 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 2.28% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Median daily rate £425 £375 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £303 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £577 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.79 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +260.00%
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
360 570 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.80% 9.76% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 426 393
Median daily rate £470 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +22.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 July 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 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (52.94%) Linux
6 16 (47.06%) Puppet
7 15 (44.12%) Unix
8 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
9 13 (38.24%) DNS
10 12 (35.29%) Finance
11 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (32.35%) Firewall
11 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
11 11 (32.35%) SAN
12 10 (29.41%) Migration
13 9 (26.47%) Citrix
13 9 (26.47%) Python
14 8 (23.53%) NFS
14 8 (23.53%) NetApp
14 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
15 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (20.59%) Cisco
15 7 (20.59%) IBM
15 7 (20.59%) HP
15 7 (20.59%) WAN
15 7 (20.59%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (20.59%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) LAN
5 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 4 (11.76%) Extranet
5 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security
6 3 (8.82%) HTTP
6 3 (8.82%) LDAP
6 3 (8.82%) SSL
6 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) FTP
7 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.88%) SMTP
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) Unix
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (17.65%) Solaris
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.76%) SUSE
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
12 2 (5.88%) AIX
12 2 (5.88%) Debian
12 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
12 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
13 1 (2.94%) CentOS
13 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Change Control
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (14.71%) Software Deployment
4 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Dependency Management
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (17.65%) RHCA
2 6 (17.65%) RHCE
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) NFS
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (14.71%) vSphere
6 4 (11.76%) UAG
6 4 (11.76%) XenApp
7 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (5.88%) Firmware
8 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.88%) Postfix
8 2 (5.88%) Squid
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.76%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Opsview
5 1 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 8 (23.53%) NetApp
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco
6 7 (20.59%) HP
6 7 (20.59%) IBM
7 6 (17.65%) Veritas
8 4 (11.76%) Symantec
9 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
9 3 (8.82%) Dell
10 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle
11 1 (2.94%) Apple
11 1 (2.94%) Avaya
11 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
11 1 (2.94%) QNAP
11 1 (2.94%) SAP
11 1 (2.94%) Sophos
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