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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 452 451 506
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +55
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 169 168 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.82% 3.06% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 121 77
Median daily rate £395 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £35.79 £29.53 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% +195.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.42 £17.49 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.16 £108.03 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.79 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +260.00%
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +28 81 £415 +10.74% 5
South East +13 47 £360 -1.36% 12
South West -2 12 £350 -8.49% 5
Yorkshire +11 8 £375 -6.25%
East of England +4 6 £513 +64.00%
North West -26 4 £400 +14.28% 3
West Midlands - 4 £188 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 4
North East -56 3 £315 -7.12%
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 297 (92.52%) VMware
2 220 (68.54%) Windows
3 177 (55.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 161 (50.16%) Active Directory
5 150 (46.73%) Windows Server
6 126 (39.25%) Linux
7 119 (37.07%) Microsoft
8 110 (34.27%) vSphere
9 108 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 82 (25.55%) MS Exchange
12 80 (24.92%) ITIL
13 78 (24.30%) Red Hat
14 75 (23.36%) SAN
15 74 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 73 (22.74%) Cisco
17 69 (21.50%) Finance
18 67 (20.87%) HP
19 65 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 64 (19.94%) Puppet
20 64 (19.94%) NetApp
20 64 (19.94%) Unix
21 63 (19.63%) DNS
22 59 (18.38%) Firewall
23 57 (17.76%) Citrix
24 54 (16.82%) Perl
25 51 (15.89%) PowerShell
26 50 (15.58%) Bash Shell
27 47 (14.64%) Migration
27 47 (14.64%) Data Centre

VMware ESXi
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 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (8.72%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.30%) Skype for Business
7 13 (4.05%) OpenStack
8 12 (3.74%) IIS
9 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.49%) Apache
11 6 (1.87%) Confluence
11 6 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.25%) JBoss
13 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.93%) nginx
15 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.18%) MS Project
3 4 (1.25%) MS Office
4 3 (0.93%) HipChat
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.98%) Office 365
2 13 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.56%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.36%) SAN
2 63 (19.63%) DNS
3 59 (18.38%) Firewall
4 44 (13.71%) LAN
4 44 (13.71%) WAN
5 35 (10.90%) DHCP
6 25 (7.79%) TCP/IP
7 23 (7.17%) LDAP
8 22 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
9 21 (6.54%) iSCSI
10 15 (4.67%) VPN
11 12 (3.74%) VLAN
12 10 (3.12%) NAS
12 10 (3.12%) Network Security
13 9 (2.80%) SSL
13 9 (2.80%) VoIP
14 8 (2.49%) IP Telephony
14 8 (2.49%) SMTP
15 7 (2.18%) Extranet
15 7 (2.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.67%) MySQL
3 13 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.56%) DB2
7 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.62%) DTS
9 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (10.90%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.36%) Subversion
3 9 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.87%) JIRA
5 5 (1.56%) Ant
5 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.93%) Maven
7 3 (0.93%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.62%) GCC
8 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.31%) git-flow
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (21.50%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Games
3 11 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.18%) Banking
4 7 (2.18%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.18%) Military
5 6 (1.87%) Retail
6 5 (1.56%) Electronics
6 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.25%) Back Office
7 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) iGaming
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (14.33%) Linux Engineer
2 46 (14.33%) VMware Engineer
3 41 (12.77%) Server Engineer
4 39 (12.15%) Support Engineer
5 36 (11.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 35 (10.90%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (8.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (6.23%) Wintel Engineer
10 19 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.98%) Unix Engineer
12 15 (4.67%) Analyst
12 15 (4.67%) Exchange Engineer
12 15 (4.67%) Infrastructure Support
12 15 (4.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
13 14 (4.36%) Administrator
13 14 (4.36%) VMware Support Engineer
14 13 (4.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.05%) Middleware
2 9 (2.80%) JSON
3 8 (2.49%) HTML
4 7 (2.18%) CSS
4 7 (2.18%) XML
5 5 (1.56%) LAMP
5 5 (1.56%) REST
6 4 (1.25%) Ajax
6 4 (1.25%) jQuery
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.93%) .NET
7 3 (0.93%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.62%) J2EE
8 2 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.62%) Web Services
9 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.31%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.31%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.61%) Replication
3 16 (4.98%) Clustering
4 11 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.12%) PlayStation
6 8 (2.49%) EqualLogic
7 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.87%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.25%) NHS
10 3 (0.93%) Derivative
11 2 (0.62%) CESG
11 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.62%) FMCG
11 2 (0.62%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.62%) New Media
11 2 (0.62%) PKI
11 2 (0.62%) STB
11 2 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (68.54%) Windows
2 150 (46.73%) Windows Server
3 126 (39.25%) Linux
4 108 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (20.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 64 (19.94%) Unix
9 32 (9.97%) Solaris
10 27 (8.41%) CentOS
11 21 (6.54%) Windows 7
12 19 (5.92%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (5.30%) AIX
14 12 (3.74%) SUSE
15 9 (2.80%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.80%) Ubuntu
15 9 (2.80%) VMS
16 7 (2.18%) Android
16 7 (2.18%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.92%) ITIL
2 47 (14.64%) Migration
3 44 (13.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (10.90%) Configuration Management
5 22 (6.85%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.54%) DevOps
6 21 (6.54%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.92%) Project Management
7 19 (5.92%) Service Management
7 19 (5.92%) Software Deployment
8 18 (5.61%) Capacity Management
8 18 (5.61%) ITIL V3
9 15 (4.67%) Virtual Environments
10 14 (4.36%) Business Continuity
10 14 (4.36%) Change Management
11 13 (4.05%) Open Source
11 13 (4.05%) PRINCE2
11 13 (4.05%) Problem Management
12 12 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.82%) Perl
2 51 (15.89%) PowerShell
3 50 (15.58%) Bash Shell
4 40 (12.46%) Python
4 40 (12.46%) SQL
5 16 (4.98%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.12%) Java
7 8 (2.49%) C
7 8 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.49%) Korn
8 7 (2.18%) PHP
9 6 (1.87%) Ruby
10 5 (1.56%) VBScript
11 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.93%) C-shell
13 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (10.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (8.41%) SC Cleared
4 26 (8.10%) MCSE
5 17 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.67%) RHCE
7 13 (4.05%) CCNP
7 13 (4.05%) DV Cleared
8 12 (3.74%) MCSA
9 11 (3.43%) CCNA
10 9 (2.80%) RHCA
11 7 (2.18%) DBS Check
11 7 (2.18%) Degree
12 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.62%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.62%) CCA
13 2 (0.62%) CEH
13 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.62%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.43%) SLA
2 7 (2.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.56%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 177 (55.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (50.16%) Active Directory
3 110 (34.27%) vSphere
4 39 (12.15%) VMware ESX
5 28 (8.72%) Hyper-V
6 26 (8.10%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (7.48%) NFS
8 21 (6.54%) XenApp
9 18 (5.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 15 (4.67%) Firmware
11 9 (2.80%) XenDesktop
12 8 (2.49%) vCloud
13 7 (2.18%) UAG
14 6 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (1.56%) Docker
15 5 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (1.56%) VirtualBox
16 4 (1.25%) KVM
16 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (19.94%) Puppet
2 25 (7.79%) SCCM
3 17 (5.30%) SCOM
4 13 (4.05%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.05%) Nagios
5 12 (3.74%) Ansible
6 10 (3.12%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (3.12%) WSUS
6 10 (3.12%) Xymon
7 8 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.18%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (2.18%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (2.18%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (2.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (2.18%) vRealize
9 6 (1.87%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.56%) Casper Suite
10 5 (1.56%) Opsview
10 5 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 297 (92.52%) VMware
2 119 (37.07%) Microsoft
3 78 (24.30%) Red Hat
4 73 (22.74%) Cisco
5 67 (20.87%) HP
6 64 (19.94%) NetApp
7 57 (17.76%) Citrix
8 31 (9.66%) Dell
9 29 (9.03%) IBM
10 28 (8.72%) EMC
11 24 (7.48%) Oracle
11 24 (7.48%) Symantec
12 12 (3.74%) F5
13 10 (3.12%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.12%) Apple
13 10 (3.12%) Sophos
14 9 (2.80%) Remedy
15 8 (2.49%) ArcSight
15 8 (2.49%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.49%) Veeam
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