The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 397 453 436
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 194 103 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.76% 2.19% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 75 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 18
Average hourly rate £29.53 £10.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.32% -75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £8.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.03 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
VMware ESXi
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
5154 4712 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.17% 9.84% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2593 2204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 70 £375 -0.06% 20
South East +1 43 £363 +20.83% 15
East of England +29 31 £313 -21.87% 6
South West +11 21 £383 +70.00% 3
North West -2 20 £350 +24.44% 6
North East -15 8 £339 +0.57%
East Midlands -7 1 £275 -18.51%
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi.

1 299 (88.72%) VMware
2 265 (78.64%) Windows
3 198 (58.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (44.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 142 (42.14%) Active Directory
5 142 (42.14%) SAN
6 121 (35.91%) Microsoft
7 108 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (30.56%) vSphere
8 103 (30.56%) Cisco
9 102 (30.27%) DNS
10 94 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 84 (24.93%) Firewall
12 80 (23.74%) HP
13 78 (23.15%) DHCP
14 74 (21.96%) ITIL
15 72 (21.36%) Linux
16 64 (18.99%) Citrix
17 62 (18.40%) Data Centre
18 61 (18.10%) MS Exchange
19 58 (17.21%) TCP/IP
20 56 (16.62%) Migration
21 54 (16.02%) SQL Server
21 54 (16.02%) PowerShell
22 53 (15.73%) Security Cleared
22 53 (15.73%) NetApp
23 52 (15.43%) LAN
24 50 (14.84%) SCCM
25 47 (13.95%) SQL
26 46 (13.65%) Dell

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.35%) SharePoint
3 37 (10.98%) IIS
4 25 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.64%) Lync
6 17 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (3.56%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.78%) Apache
11 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.59%) Confluence
12 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) MS Project
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.45%) Office 365
2 11 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.97%) IaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 142 (42.14%) SAN
2 102 (30.27%) DNS
3 84 (24.93%) Firewall
4 78 (23.15%) DHCP
5 58 (17.21%) TCP/IP
6 52 (15.43%) LAN
7 40 (11.87%) WAN
7 40 (11.87%) NAS
8 28 (8.31%) VLAN
9 23 (6.82%) VPN
10 21 (6.23%) LDAP
11 20 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (5.34%) iSCSI
13 17 (5.04%) Network Security
14 16 (4.75%) SSL
15 14 (4.15%) Internet
15 14 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (3.26%) NetScaler
16 11 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.89%) MySQL
7 2 (0.59%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.67%) Toad
3 5 (1.48%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.89%) JIRA
4 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.59%) MSI
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Juju
General
1 46 (13.65%) Finance
2 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.37%) Banking
4 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Back Office
5 4 (1.19%) Automotive
5 4 (1.19%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.89%) Retail
6 3 (0.89%) French Language
7 2 (0.59%) Military
7 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.59%) Publishing
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (13.65%) Consultant
3 31 (9.20%) Analyst
3 31 (9.20%) Administrator
4 25 (7.42%) Systems Administrator
5 24 (7.12%) Wintel Engineer
6 23 (6.82%) Server Engineer
7 21 (6.23%) Architect
8 19 (5.64%) VMware Engineer
9 18 (5.34%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (4.75%) Network Engineer
10 16 (4.75%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 13 (3.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 11 (3.26%) Storage Consultant
14 10 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.97%) Support Analyst
15 9 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 8 (2.37%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.45%) Middleware
2 11 (3.26%) .NET
3 5 (1.48%) LAMP
4 4 (1.19%) XML
4 4 (1.19%) HTML
5 3 (0.89%) XHTML
5 3 (0.89%) J2EE
5 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.89%) CSS
5 3 (0.89%) jQuery
5 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (0.89%) HTML5
6 2 (0.59%) Flash
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.39%) Replication
3 28 (8.31%) Clustering
4 21 (6.23%) EMC VMAX
5 18 (5.34%) EMC VNX
6 17 (5.04%) Symmetrix DMX
7 14 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.15%) Symmetrix
8 12 (3.56%) EqualLogic
9 10 (2.97%) FlexPod
10 9 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.67%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.37%) NHS
12 7 (2.08%) Thin Client
12 7 (2.08%) Fat Client
12 7 (2.08%) User Experience
13 6 (1.78%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 265 (78.64%) Windows
2 151 (44.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 108 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (27.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (21.36%) Linux
6 38 (11.28%) Windows 7
7 17 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 16 (4.75%) Data ONTAP
8 16 (4.75%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.15%) UNIX
10 13 (3.86%) HPUX
10 13 (3.86%) CentOS
11 9 (2.67%) Windows NT
11 9 (2.67%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.37%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.08%) Android
14 6 (1.78%) SUSE
14 6 (1.78%) Solaris
15 4 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.96%) ITIL
2 56 (16.62%) Migration
3 28 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (6.23%) Project Management
4 21 (6.23%) Capacity Management
5 19 (5.64%) Service Management
6 17 (5.04%) Incident Management
7 16 (4.75%) Workflow
8 15 (4.45%) Configuration Management
9 13 (3.86%) ITSM
10 12 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.56%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.26%) Server Building
12 10 (2.97%) Low Latency
12 10 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.97%) DevOps
12 10 (2.97%) Network Design
12 10 (2.97%) Change Management
13 9 (2.67%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.02%) PowerShell
2 47 (13.95%) SQL
3 17 (5.04%) Python
4 16 (4.75%) Perl
5 13 (3.86%) VBScript
6 12 (3.56%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.56%) C#
6 12 (3.56%) Java
7 7 (2.08%) C
8 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.59%) R
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (10.09%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.20%) MCSE
4 31 (9.20%) CCNA
5 24 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (5.04%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.56%) CCNP
7 12 (3.56%) MCSA
8 9 (2.67%) MCITP
9 7 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.78%) Degree
10 6 (1.78%) VCP4
10 6 (1.78%) MCP
11 5 (1.48%) CCIE
11 5 (1.48%) VCP5
12 4 (1.19%) MCSM
12 4 (1.19%) RHCE
12 4 (1.19%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.75%) QA
2 8 (2.37%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 198 (58.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (42.14%) Active Directory
3 103 (30.56%) vSphere
4 44 (13.06%) Hyper-V
5 40 (11.87%) VMware ESX
6 38 (11.28%) XenApp
7 26 (7.72%) vCloud
8 19 (5.64%) XenDesktop
9 16 (4.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (4.45%) NFS
11 14 (4.15%) SRDF
12 10 (2.97%) DFS Replication
13 9 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (2.67%) Terminal Services
13 9 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (2.08%) VMware Server
14 7 (2.08%) KVM
15 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (1.48%) XenServer
16 5 (1.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 50 (14.84%) SCCM
2 27 (8.01%) SCOM
3 25 (7.42%) EMC VPLEX
4 18 (5.34%) Puppet
5 14 (4.15%) NetBackup
6 13 (3.86%) SCVMM
7 12 (3.56%) WSUS
8 10 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (2.97%) HP SIM
8 10 (2.97%) Tivoli
9 8 (2.37%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.08%) SCOrch
10 7 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 7 (2.08%) Nagios
10 7 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.78%) OpenView
11 6 (1.78%) EdgeSight
12 5 (1.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 299 (88.72%) VMware
2 121 (35.91%) Microsoft
3 103 (30.56%) Cisco
4 80 (23.74%) HP
5 64 (18.99%) Citrix
6 53 (15.73%) NetApp
7 46 (13.65%) Dell
8 41 (12.17%) EMC
9 27 (8.01%) Veeam
10 25 (7.42%) IBM
11 21 (6.23%) Red Hat
12 20 (5.93%) Veritas
12 20 (5.93%) McAfee
12 20 (5.93%) Oracle
13 19 (5.64%) CA
14 17 (5.04%) 3PAR
15 15 (4.45%) Brocade
16 14 (4.15%) F5
16 14 (4.15%) Juniper
17 13 (3.86%) Symantec
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