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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 392 409 391
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 246 199 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 4.30% 3.84% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 135 130
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -82.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +93.54%
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
5727 5187 4928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.24% 10.25% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 2886 2571
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 634 611
Median hourly rate £17.13 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 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 5 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 +58 125 £475 +35.71% 11
South East -3 64 £328 +2.34% 8
South West +5 18 £350 +20.68% 2
East of England -4 14 £350 -11.94% 3
East Midlands +13 11 £390 -10.34% 1
North West -20 10 £413 +79.34% 1
Yorkshire 0 4 £350 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -10 2 £429 +14.33% 2
North East - 1 - - 1
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 412 (100.00%) VMware
2 292 (70.87%) Windows
3 256 (62.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 194 (47.09%) Active Directory
5 175 (42.48%) Microsoft
6 168 (40.78%) Windows Server
7 143 (34.71%) Linux
8 121 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 114 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 113 (27.43%) DNS
11 112 (27.18%) Unix
12 101 (24.51%) vSphere
13 97 (23.54%) Firewall
14 96 (23.30%) SAN
15 95 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 92 (22.33%) Finance
17 91 (22.09%) Cisco
18 85 (20.63%) HP
19 82 (19.90%) MS Exchange
20 79 (19.17%) Data Centre
21 72 (17.48%) Red Hat
22 71 (17.23%) ITIL
22 71 (17.23%) DevOps
23 63 (15.29%) Puppet
23 63 (15.29%) SQL
24 62 (15.05%) Java
25 60 (14.56%) Citrix
26 59 (14.32%) SCCM
27 57 (13.83%) PowerShell
28 56 (13.59%) DHCP

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 82 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 52 (12.62%) Apache
3 49 (11.89%) Tomcat
4 40 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (8.01%) SharePoint
6 28 (6.80%) IIS
7 24 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (5.34%) Node.js
9 18 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (4.37%) OpenStack
10 14 (3.40%) Skype for Business
11 13 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.21%) JBoss
14 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.73%) FileNet
16 2 (0.49%) GemFire
16 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.61%) IaaS
3 8 (1.94%) Office 365
4 6 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (27.43%) DNS
2 97 (23.54%) Firewall
3 96 (23.30%) SAN
4 56 (13.59%) DHCP
5 36 (8.74%) LAN
5 36 (8.74%) WAN
6 26 (6.31%) VPN
7 23 (5.58%) NAS
8 20 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (4.61%) TCP/IP
10 15 (3.64%) LDAP
11 14 (3.40%) Internet
12 13 (3.16%) IPv6
13 12 (2.91%) BGP
13 12 (2.91%) IPv4
14 11 (2.67%) FWSM
14 11 (2.67%) iSCSI
15 10 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.43%) EIGRP
15 10 (2.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.16%) MySQL
4 11 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.46%) Informix
9 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.97%) QlikView
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.49%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.49%) DTS
11 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.34%) Hudson
3 17 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.49%) JIRA
7 1 (0.24%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 92 (22.33%) Finance
2 28 (6.80%) Banking
3 22 (5.34%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.16%) Games
5 13 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.18%) Marketing
7 8 (1.94%) Electronics
8 6 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.73%) Front Office
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (14.08%) Architect
2 56 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (10.92%) Analyst
5 38 (9.22%) Support Engineer
6 30 (7.28%) Administrator
6 30 (7.28%) Server Engineer
7 29 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
9 26 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (6.07%) VMware Engineer
11 24 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
12 23 (5.58%) Infrastructure Support
13 22 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 18 (4.37%) Support Analyst
16 17 (4.13%) Consultant
16 17 (4.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 16 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
18 15 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.31%) Web Services
2 16 (3.88%) .NET
3 13 (3.16%) LAMP
4 8 (1.94%) HTML
5 6 (1.46%) Middleware
6 5 (1.21%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.73%) JSON
7 3 (0.73%) RESTful
7 3 (0.73%) XML
8 2 (0.49%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.49%) Memcached
8 2 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.49%) REST
8 2 (0.49%) SOAP
8 2 (0.49%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.17%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.77%) Clustering
3 27 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.13%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.40%) EMC VNX
7 12 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.91%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.91%) Thin Client
8 10 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.46%) Online Games
10 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.97%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.97%) HACMP
11 4 (0.97%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.97%) Symmetrix
11 4 (0.97%) Wiki
12 3 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 292 (70.87%) Windows
2 168 (40.78%) Windows Server
3 143 (34.71%) Linux
4 121 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 114 (27.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (27.18%) Unix
7 95 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (9.47%) Windows 7
10 29 (7.04%) Windows XP
11 24 (5.83%) Solaris
12 7 (1.70%) AIX
13 6 (1.46%) VMS
13 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.97%) SUSE
15 3 (0.73%) Debian
15 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.23%) DevOps
1 71 (17.23%) ITIL
2 50 (12.14%) Configuration Management
3 47 (11.41%) Migration
4 46 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 43 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (9.71%) Mentoring
7 36 (8.74%) Project Management
8 33 (8.01%) High Availability
9 32 (7.77%) Security Patching
10 31 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (7.04%) Change Management
12 25 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (6.07%) Problem Management
13 24 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (3.88%) Load Balancing
14 16 (3.88%) Open Source
14 16 (3.88%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.91%) API Development
15 12 (2.91%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.29%) SQL
2 62 (15.05%) Java
3 57 (13.83%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.55%) Perl
4 27 (6.55%) Python
5 21 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 20 (4.85%) VBScript
7 18 (4.37%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.64%) Ruby
9 12 (2.91%) VB
10 10 (2.43%) C++
11 8 (1.94%) C#
12 5 (1.21%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.97%) AWK
13 4 (0.97%) C
13 4 (0.97%) sed
14 3 (0.73%) Korn
14 3 (0.73%) PHP
15 2 (0.49%) JCL
16 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (6.80%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (5.34%) MCSE
7 17 (4.13%) CCNP
8 16 (3.88%) CCNA
9 13 (3.16%) MCSA
10 11 (2.67%) Degree
11 7 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.46%) ISEB
12 6 (1.46%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (1.46%) MCITP
13 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.73%) CCA
14 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.88%) SLA
2 8 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.94%) QA
3 7 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.97%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 256 (62.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (47.09%) Active Directory
3 101 (24.51%) vSphere
4 44 (10.68%) XenApp
5 37 (8.98%) XenDesktop
6 35 (8.50%) Docker
7 34 (8.25%) Hyper-V
7 34 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (6.07%) NFS
9 13 (3.16%) XenServer
10 11 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (2.18%) vCloud
13 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.21%) Firmware
15 5 (1.21%) Samba
16 4 (0.97%) Terminal Server
16 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 63 (15.29%) Puppet
2 59 (14.32%) SCCM
3 38 (9.22%) Nagios
4 34 (8.25%) Icinga
5 31 (7.52%) NetBackup
5 31 (7.52%) SCOM
6 28 (6.80%) FreeIPA
7 23 (5.58%) SELinux
8 19 (4.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 18 (4.37%) WSUS
10 15 (3.64%) Backup Exec
11 13 (3.16%) Kubernetes
12 12 (2.91%) Capistrano
12 12 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (2.43%) SCVMM
13 10 (2.43%) vMotion
14 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 8 (1.94%) Control-M
15 8 (1.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 412 (100.00%) VMware
2 175 (42.48%) Microsoft
3 91 (22.09%) Cisco
4 85 (20.63%) HP
5 72 (17.48%) Red Hat
6 60 (14.56%) Citrix
7 48 (11.65%) Oracle
8 44 (10.68%) NetApp
9 43 (10.44%) EMC
10 36 (8.74%) CheckPoint
11 29 (7.04%) Dell
11 29 (7.04%) Symantec
12 26 (6.31%) Splunk
13 22 (5.34%) F5
14 20 (4.85%) IBM
15 18 (4.37%) Veritas
16 16 (3.88%) AppSense
17 14 (3.40%) SAP
18 13 (3.16%) Avaya
18 13 (3.16%) Wyse
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
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Hertfordshire
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rugby
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Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
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Newbury
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