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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 162 159 197
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +38
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.93% 5.70% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £371 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £498 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.57% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
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
375 456 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.82% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 341 433
Median daily rate £450 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 46
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £85.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 29 September 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 29 September 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 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 18 (58.06%) DNS
6 13 (41.94%) SAN
6 13 (41.94%) Linux
7 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) Firewall
9 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (32.26%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) Puppet
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) NetApp
10 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) Unix
11 8 (25.81%) NFS
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) Migration
11 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
12 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (22.58%) Citrix
12 7 (22.58%) WAN
12 7 (22.58%) LAN
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
13 6 (19.35%) DHCP

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 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) SAN
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) DHCP
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.90%) Extranet
7 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) HTTP
8 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
8 3 (9.68%) LDAP
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
9 2 (6.45%) FTP
9 2 (6.45%) ISDN
9 2 (6.45%) SMTP
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Server Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Server Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) Unix
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Phone
9 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (9.68%) SUSE
10 2 (6.45%) Debian
10 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
10 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (3.23%) AIX
11 1 (3.23%) CentOS
11 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Open Source
4 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
4 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.90%) Perl
1 4 (12.90%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (19.35%) RHCA
2 6 (19.35%) RHCE
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.81%) NFS
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (12.90%) UAG
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.45%) Firmware
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) Postfix
6 2 (6.45%) Squid
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.13%) Nagios
3 4 (12.90%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Ansible
4 3 (9.68%) HP SIM
5 2 (6.45%) Cacti
5 2 (6.45%) PowerCLI
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.23%) vMotion
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize
6 1 (3.23%) WSUS
6 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) NetApp
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) Dell
6 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) Symantec
7 4 (12.90%) EMC
8 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.23%) Altiris
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) QNAP
9 1 (3.23%) Sophos
9 1 (3.23%) Veritas