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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 191 190 177
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 3.48% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 26
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.43% +29.64%
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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
489 488 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.87% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 329 327
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.30 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Migration
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (52.38%) Cisco
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (38.10%) HP
8 8 (38.10%) EMC
9 6 (28.57%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Replication
11 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
11 4 (19.05%) SCCM
11 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (19.05%) SRDF
11 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) HPUX
11 4 (19.05%) Citrix
12 3 (14.29%) DHCP
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) MGCP
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix
2 4 (19.05%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) HPUX
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (4.76%) UNIX
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) BCP
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCIE
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) SRDF
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) HP
4 8 (38.10%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.52%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Murex
8 1 (4.76%) Altiris
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) Sophos
8 1 (4.76%) Charles River
8 1 (4.76%) Websense
8 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.76%) BMC