The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 406 374 394
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 206 252 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 3.53% 4.82% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 165 120
Median daily rate £389 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.56% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.30 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £27.30 £24.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +35.48%
VMware ESX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5840 5225 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.86% 10.44% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 2955 2714
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 622 641
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the England region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the England region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 97 £454 +17.22% 10
South East -13 51 £375 +19.04% 5
South West -1 17 £340 +21.42% 3
East of England +2 13 £338 -19.64% 1
North West -25 13 £338 +46.73% 1
East Midlands -6 7 £383 -9.33% 4
Yorkshire 0 4 £328 -14.93% 4
West Midlands -19 4 £358 -4.66%
North East -48 3 £200 -23.80%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 407 (100.00%) VMware
2 293 (71.99%) Windows
3 256 (62.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 202 (49.63%) Active Directory
5 179 (43.98%) Microsoft
6 171 (42.01%) Windows Server
7 137 (33.66%) Linux
8 126 (30.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 118 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 112 (27.52%) DNS
11 106 (26.04%) vSphere
12 105 (25.80%) Firewall
13 102 (25.06%) Cisco
14 96 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 93 (22.85%) Unix
15 93 (22.85%) Finance
16 92 (22.60%) SAN
17 89 (21.87%) MS Exchange
18 85 (20.88%) HP
19 79 (19.41%) Data Centre
20 77 (18.92%) ITIL
21 70 (17.20%) SQL
22 66 (16.22%) Citrix
22 66 (16.22%) Red Hat
23 63 (15.48%) PowerShell
24 60 (14.74%) SCCM
25 59 (14.50%) DHCP
25 59 (14.50%) DevOps
26 53 (13.02%) Migration
27 51 (12.53%) Java

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 89 (21.87%) MS Exchange
2 45 (11.06%) Apache
3 42 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (10.07%) Tomcat
5 33 (8.11%) IIS
6 32 (7.86%) SharePoint
7 25 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (4.67%) Node.js
9 17 (4.18%) Skype for Business
10 13 (3.19%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.23%) JBoss
14 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.98%) FileNet
16 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.49%) GemFire
18 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.19%) IaaS
4 8 (1.97%) Office 365
5 7 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (27.52%) DNS
2 105 (25.80%) Firewall
3 92 (22.60%) SAN
4 59 (14.50%) DHCP
5 41 (10.07%) LAN
5 41 (10.07%) WAN
6 27 (6.63%) VPN
7 21 (5.16%) NAS
8 20 (4.91%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (4.18%) Internet
11 14 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (3.44%) LDAP
12 12 (2.95%) IPv6
13 11 (2.70%) BGP
13 11 (2.70%) IP Telephony
13 11 (2.70%) IPv4
13 11 (2.70%) VLAN
13 11 (2.70%) Wireless
14 10 (2.46%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.42%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.19%) MySQL
3 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.23%) Informix
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.98%) QlikView
8 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.49%) IDOL
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (5.90%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.93%) Hudson
3 13 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 93 (22.85%) Finance
2 24 (5.90%) Banking
3 20 (4.91%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.46%) Games
5 10 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.21%) Marketing
7 7 (1.72%) Electronics
7 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 2 (0.49%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (13.27%) Architect
3 44 (10.81%) Analyst
4 42 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.11%) Server Engineer
6 31 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (6.88%) Administrator
7 28 (6.88%) VMware Engineer
8 27 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.90%) Infrastructure Support
10 23 (5.65%) Infrastructure Architect
11 22 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (4.91%) Consultant
12 20 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (4.42%) Support Analyst
15 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.14%) Web Services
2 17 (4.18%) .NET
3 13 (3.19%) LAMP
4 9 (2.21%) HTML
5 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.47%) Middleware
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.74%) JSON
7 3 (0.74%) REST
7 3 (0.74%) RESTful
7 3 (0.74%) XML
8 2 (0.49%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.49%) Memcached
8 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.49%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.25%) COM
9 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.41%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.86%) Clustering
3 27 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.69%) EMC VNX
5 15 (3.69%) Private Cloud
6 13 (3.19%) Fat Client
6 13 (3.19%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.23%) Replication
10 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.98%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.98%) HACMP
10 4 (0.98%) Online Games
10 4 (0.98%) PKI
10 4 (0.98%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.98%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 293 (71.99%) Windows
2 171 (42.01%) Windows Server
3 137 (33.66%) Linux
4 126 (30.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 118 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (23.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (22.85%) Unix
8 44 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (10.07%) Windows 7
10 27 (6.63%) Windows XP
11 19 (4.67%) Solaris
12 8 (1.97%) VMS
12 8 (1.97%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.47%) AIX
14 5 (1.23%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.98%) Debian
15 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.74%) SUSE
17 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.92%) ITIL
2 59 (14.50%) DevOps
3 53 (13.02%) Migration
4 45 (11.06%) Configuration Management
5 40 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (8.85%) Project Management
7 35 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (8.60%) Mentoring
8 31 (7.62%) High Availability
9 30 (7.37%) Change Management
9 30 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.63%) Problem Management
10 27 (6.63%) Security Patching
11 22 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (3.93%) Load Balancing
13 15 (3.69%) Open Source
13 15 (3.69%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.19%) Performance Management
14 13 (3.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.20%) SQL
2 63 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 51 (12.53%) Java
4 24 (5.90%) Perl
4 24 (5.90%) VBScript
5 23 (5.65%) Python
6 19 (4.67%) Bash Shell
7 16 (3.93%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.19%) VB
9 11 (2.70%) Ruby
10 10 (2.46%) C++
11 8 (1.97%) C#
12 6 (1.47%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.23%) C
14 4 (0.98%) AWK
14 4 (0.98%) sed
15 3 (0.74%) PHP
16 2 (0.49%) JCL
17 1 (0.25%) Korn
17 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (9.58%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.41%) MCSE
6 17 (4.18%) CCNP
7 16 (3.93%) CCNA
8 13 (3.19%) Degree
8 13 (3.19%) MCSA
9 7 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.47%) ISEB
10 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (1.47%) MCITP
11 4 (0.98%) CCIE
11 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.74%) CCA
12 3 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.18%) SLA
2 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.97%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.98%) COBIT
5 3 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 256 (62.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (49.63%) Active Directory
3 106 (26.04%) vSphere
4 49 (12.04%) XenApp
5 40 (9.83%) XenDesktop
6 35 (8.60%) Hyper-V
6 35 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (7.37%) Docker
8 23 (5.65%) NFS
9 14 (3.44%) XenServer
10 11 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (1.72%) Firmware
13 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.72%) vCloud
14 6 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.23%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.98%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.98%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 60 (14.74%) SCCM
2 49 (12.04%) Puppet
3 33 (8.11%) SCOM
4 32 (7.86%) Nagios
5 29 (7.13%) NetBackup
6 28 (6.88%) Icinga
7 25 (6.14%) FreeIPA
8 20 (4.91%) SELinux
9 19 (4.67%) WSUS
10 16 (3.93%) Backup Exec
10 16 (3.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 15 (3.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (3.19%) Kubernetes
13 11 (2.70%) vMotion
14 10 (2.46%) Capistrano
14 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 10 (2.46%) SCVMM
15 9 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (2.21%) SCOrch
16 8 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 407 (100.00%) VMware
2 179 (43.98%) Microsoft
3 102 (25.06%) Cisco
4 85 (20.88%) HP
5 66 (16.22%) Citrix
5 66 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 48 (11.79%) Oracle
7 45 (11.06%) NetApp
8 42 (10.32%) CheckPoint
8 42 (10.32%) EMC
9 31 (7.62%) Dell
9 31 (7.62%) Symantec
10 23 (5.65%) F5
10 23 (5.65%) Splunk
11 20 (4.91%) IBM
12 17 (4.18%) Intel Security
13 16 (3.93%) AppSense
14 14 (3.44%) Wyse
15 13 (3.19%) Akamai
15 13 (3.19%) Veritas
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