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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 155 153 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +40
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 1.78% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Median daily rate £406 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £625 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.90% -2.90%
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
346 337 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 9.72% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 269 367
Median daily rate £438 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £647 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
6 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (43.75%) ITIL
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 5 (31.25%) vSphere
10 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (25.00%) DHCP
11 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (25.00%) Linux
11 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 4 (25.00%) EMC
11 4 (25.00%) SAN
11 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (18.75%) NetApp
12 3 (18.75%) Symantec
12 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (18.75%) Firewall
12 3 (18.75%) Dell
12 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
12 3 (18.75%) VLAN

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) G Suite
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) Extranet
5 1 (6.25%) ISDN
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) E-Discovery
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.25%) Firmware
6 1 (6.25%) UAG
6 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Casper Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (6.25%) vMotion
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Altiris
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Google
7 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat