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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 439 462 383
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -79
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 171 159 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.91% 3.15% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 109 149
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
5883 5054 5410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.68% 9.94% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3658 2970 2989
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 591 686
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 December 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 +1 85 £433 -6.98% 9
South East +26 24 £330 -5.71% 8
East of England +6 15 £365 +0.68% 1
Yorkshire +31 14 £333 -21.76% 4
North West +13 12 £650 +44.44% 4
West Midlands -14 10 £250 -23.07% 4
South West +7 7 £350 -15.15% 1
East Midlands -17 3 £389 -2.81%
North East -36 1 £440 +29.41%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 332 (100.00%) VMware
2 251 (75.60%) Windows
3 202 (60.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 175 (52.71%) Active Directory
5 149 (44.88%) Windows Server
6 132 (39.76%) Microsoft
7 123 (37.05%) DNS
8 112 (33.73%) SAN
9 111 (33.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 93 (28.01%) HP
12 91 (27.41%) Citrix
13 90 (27.11%) Finance
14 84 (25.30%) EMC
15 83 (25.00%) Cisco
15 83 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 83 (25.00%) Linux
16 80 (24.10%) SCCM
17 71 (21.39%) vSphere
17 71 (21.39%) MS Exchange
17 71 (21.39%) Firewall
18 66 (19.88%) XenApp
19 59 (17.77%) DHCP
20 58 (17.47%) Migration
21 53 (15.96%) ITIL
21 53 (15.96%) PowerShell
22 50 (15.06%) SQL
23 49 (14.76%) Red Hat
24 48 (14.46%) Windows 7
25 47 (14.16%) Data Centre

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 71 (21.39%) MS Exchange
2 46 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.13%) IIS
4 22 (6.63%) Skype for Business
5 20 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.52%) Apache
8 14 (4.22%) Tomcat
9 11 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (2.11%) Confluence
13 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.90%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.90%) JBoss
15 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
15 2 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
16 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.53%) MS Office
3 7 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.43%) Office 365
3 26 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.90%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) GitHub
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (37.05%) DNS
2 112 (33.73%) SAN
3 71 (21.39%) Firewall
4 59 (17.77%) DHCP
5 36 (10.84%) LAN
6 33 (9.94%) WAN
7 28 (8.43%) VPN
8 23 (6.93%) NAS
9 22 (6.63%) TCP/IP
9 22 (6.63%) VLAN
10 19 (5.72%) NetScaler
11 17 (5.12%) SMTP
12 16 (4.82%) Internet
13 15 (4.52%) iSCSI
14 13 (3.92%) MPLS
15 11 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (3.31%) IP Telephony
15 11 (3.31%) SSL
16 10 (3.01%) Wireless
17 9 (2.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (3.31%) MySQL
5 7 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.01%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.11%) GitLab
2 7 (2.11%) Subversion
2 7 (2.11%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.90%) MSI
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.60%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (27.11%) Finance
2 19 (5.72%) Banking
3 8 (2.41%) Games
3 8 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.11%) Advertising
4 7 (2.11%) Retail
5 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.20%) Back Office
6 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Law
6 4 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (20.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (10.84%) VMware Engineer
3 34 (10.24%) Architect
4 32 (9.64%) Administrator
5 31 (9.34%) Analyst
6 28 (8.43%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (5.42%) Consultant
7 18 (5.42%) Storage Engineer
7 18 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.12%) Server Engineer
9 16 (4.82%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.52%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (3.92%) VMWare Administrator
12 12 (3.61%) Windows Administrator
13 11 (3.31%) Citrix Engineer
13 11 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.31%) Wintel Engineer
14 10 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.01%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.71%) Web Services
2 8 (2.41%) HTML
3 7 (2.11%) .NET
3 7 (2.11%) Middleware
4 5 (1.51%) LAMP
5 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.20%) CSS
5 4 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (1.20%) REST
6 3 (0.90%) Ajax
6 3 (0.90%) jQuery
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.30%) J2EE
8 1 (0.30%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.30%) SOAP
8 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.65%) EMC VNX
3 23 (6.93%) Clustering
4 22 (6.63%) Fat Client
4 22 (6.63%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.61%) VCE vBlock
6 11 (3.31%) EMC VMAX
7 9 (2.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.41%) Replication
9 6 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.20%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.90%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.90%) PKI
12 3 (0.90%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 251 (75.60%) Windows
2 149 (44.88%) Windows Server
3 111 (33.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (32.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (25.00%) Linux
5 83 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 24 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (7.23%) Unix
8 19 (5.72%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.81%) Solaris
11 5 (1.51%) CentOS
11 5 (1.51%) VMS
11 5 (1.51%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.51%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.47%) Migration
2 53 (15.96%) ITIL
3 26 (7.83%) DevOps
4 23 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.42%) Server Building
7 15 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (4.22%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.22%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.92%) Change Control
9 13 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 13 (3.92%) Performance Management
10 12 (3.61%) High Availability
10 12 (3.61%) Service Management
11 11 (3.31%) Change Management
11 11 (3.31%) Patch Management
12 10 (3.01%) CRM
12 10 (3.01%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.96%) PowerShell
2 50 (15.06%) SQL
3 16 (4.82%) Bash Shell
3 16 (4.82%) Perl
4 10 (3.01%) C
4 10 (3.01%) Python
5 8 (2.41%) Java
6 7 (2.11%) Ruby
6 7 (2.11%) VBScript
7 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.20%) AWK
8 4 (1.20%) C#
8 4 (1.20%) C++
8 4 (1.20%) PHP
9 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (6.63%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.42%) MCSE
7 16 (4.82%) Degree
8 10 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.41%) CCNA
9 8 (2.41%) VCAP
10 6 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.81%) CCNP
11 5 (1.51%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.20%) VCP5
12 4 (1.20%) VCP6
13 3 (0.90%) ISEB
13 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.90%) MCITP
13 3 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 202 (60.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (52.71%) Active Directory
3 71 (21.39%) vSphere
4 66 (19.88%) XenApp
5 34 (10.24%) XenDesktop
6 28 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (6.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (5.42%) Hyper-V
10 14 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (3.61%) DFS Replication
12 11 (3.31%) BitLocker
12 11 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (3.01%) NFS
14 8 (2.41%) GPFS
14 8 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (2.41%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.81%) Firmware
16 5 (1.51%) Terminal Services
17 4 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 80 (24.10%) SCCM
2 35 (10.54%) SCOM
3 31 (9.34%) NetBackup
4 24 (7.23%) Backup Exec
4 24 (7.23%) Puppet
5 18 (5.42%) McAfee ePO
5 18 (5.42%) vRealize
6 15 (4.52%) WSUS
6 15 (4.52%) Zenoss
7 10 (3.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.41%) Nagios
9 8 (2.41%) Terraform
10 7 (2.11%) Kibana
10 7 (2.11%) logstash
10 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 332 (100.00%) VMware
2 132 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.01%) HP
4 91 (27.41%) Citrix
5 84 (25.30%) EMC
6 83 (25.00%) Cisco
7 49 (14.76%) Red Hat
8 45 (13.55%) Symantec
9 43 (12.95%) Dell
10 31 (9.34%) IBM
10 31 (9.34%) NetApp
11 29 (8.73%) Oracle
12 26 (7.83%) Veritas
13 24 (7.23%) CheckPoint
14 23 (6.93%) 3PAR
15 19 (5.72%) AppSense
15 19 (5.72%) Intel Security
16 18 (5.42%) Veeam
17 15 (4.52%) Avaya
18 13 (3.92%) CommVault
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Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Gorkana
Rate: £33,000 - £38,000 per year
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