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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK / England
Rank 415 493 430
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -63
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 152 111 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 2.33% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 111
Median daily rate £340 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £369 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.77% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £31.00 £45.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% +203.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £45.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +233.33%

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
4917 4770 4818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.26% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2883 2673
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 469 559
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +46 79 £375 -34.78% 13
South East +41 51 £340 -9.33% 10
Yorkshire +16 6 £400 +15.94% 4
North West +26 5 £250 -23.95% 1
East of England +2 5 £188 -58.33% 4
South West -3 3 - - 6
East Midlands +7 1 £275 -38.88% 1
West Midlands -3 1 - - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 272 (93.47%) VMware
2 212 (72.85%) Windows
3 169 (58.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 163 (56.01%) Windows Server
5 134 (46.05%) Linux
6 126 (43.30%) Microsoft
7 114 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 112 (38.49%) Active Directory
9 110 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 96 (32.99%) vSphere
11 88 (30.24%) DNS
12 87 (29.90%) Cisco
13 75 (25.77%) ITIL
14 71 (24.40%) Firewall
15 70 (24.05%) SAN
16 66 (22.68%) Red Hat
17 63 (21.65%) PowerShell
18 61 (20.96%) Security Cleared
19 58 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
19 58 (19.93%) Citrix
20 56 (19.24%) Finance
21 52 (17.87%) HP
21 52 (17.87%) SQL Server
22 51 (17.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 50 (17.18%) SC Cleared
23 50 (17.18%) MS Excel
23 50 (17.18%) DHCP
24 49 (16.84%) Hyper-V
25 47 (16.15%) Puppet
26 44 (15.12%) SQL

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 42 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.65%) IIS
3 23 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.84%) Skype for Business
5 13 (4.47%) Apache
5 13 (4.47%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.44%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.06%) Confluence
8 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.03%) Jetty
11 3 (1.03%) Mongrel
11 3 (1.03%) nginx
11 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (17.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.09%) SAP hybris
2 7 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.31%) IaaS
2 28 (9.62%) SaaS
3 17 (5.84%) PaaS
4 16 (5.50%) Office 365
5 13 (4.47%) HP Helion
6 12 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (2.06%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.03%) G Suite
11 3 (1.03%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.03%) Heroku
12 2 (0.69%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.34%) Route 53
13 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (30.24%) DNS
2 71 (24.40%) Firewall
3 70 (24.05%) SAN
4 50 (17.18%) DHCP
5 30 (10.31%) WAN
6 29 (9.97%) NetScaler
7 27 (9.28%) LAN
7 27 (9.28%) VPN
8 25 (8.59%) TCP/IP
9 21 (7.22%) IP Telephony
10 18 (6.19%) SSL
11 16 (5.50%) NAS
12 14 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (4.81%) MPLS
12 14 (4.81%) VLAN
13 13 (4.47%) FTP
13 13 (4.47%) iSCSI
14 12 (4.12%) VoIP
15 11 (3.78%) HTTP
16 10 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.84%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.12%) DB2
4 12 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.78%) MySQL
6 8 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.41%) Redis
8 6 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.53%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.09%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.41%) GitLab
4 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.06%) JIRA
5 6 (2.06%) Metasploit
5 6 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.72%) Subversion
7 4 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.03%) Gitweb
8 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.03%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.69%) MSI
9 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (19.24%) Finance
2 15 (5.15%) Retail
3 13 (4.47%) Marketing
4 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.75%) Back Office
5 8 (2.75%) Military
6 7 (2.41%) Law
7 6 (2.06%) Banking
8 5 (1.72%) Legal
8 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (20.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (9.97%) Architect
3 28 (9.62%) VMware Engineer
4 27 (9.28%) Network Engineer
5 25 (8.59%) Server Engineer
6 21 (7.22%) Consultant
6 21 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (6.87%) Wintel Engineer
8 18 (6.19%) Administrator
8 18 (6.19%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 16 (5.50%) Analyst
10 16 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 14 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (4.47%) Senior Network Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (3.78%) Designer
14 11 (3.78%) Solutions Designer
14 11 (3.78%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.47%) Middleware
2 12 (4.12%) LAMP
3 11 (3.78%) .NET
4 10 (3.44%) CSS
4 10 (3.44%) Web Services
5 9 (3.09%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.41%) ELK Stack
7 7 (2.41%) HTML
7 7 (2.41%) Memcached
8 6 (2.06%) Ajax
8 6 (2.06%) jQuery
9 5 (1.72%) 802.1X
9 5 (1.72%) REST
10 4 (1.37%) COM
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.37%) Software Packaging
10 4 (1.37%) XML
11 3 (1.03%) SAML
11 3 (1.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.68%) Clustering
2 23 (7.90%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.41%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.06%) Replication
5 6 (2.06%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.03%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.03%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.69%) CESG
8 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 212 (72.85%) Windows
2 163 (56.01%) Windows Server
3 134 (46.05%) Linux
4 114 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (17.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (8.25%) SUSE
9 20 (6.87%) AIX
9 20 (6.87%) Unix
10 19 (6.53%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (4.81%) CentOS
11 14 (4.81%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.44%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.77%) ITIL
2 41 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.09%) DevOps
3 36 (12.37%) TOGAF
4 32 (11.00%) Configuration Management
5 31 (10.65%) Change Management
5 31 (10.65%) Problem Management
6 27 (9.28%) Service Management
7 21 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (7.22%) Network Management
8 17 (5.84%) Open Source
9 15 (5.15%) ITIL V3
9 15 (5.15%) Load Balancing
9 15 (5.15%) Network Design
10 14 (4.81%) Migration
10 14 (4.81%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.12%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.78%) ITSM
12 11 (3.78%) Network Architecture
12 11 (3.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.65%) PowerShell
2 44 (15.12%) SQL
3 33 (11.34%) Bash Shell
4 27 (9.28%) Perl
5 23 (7.90%) Python
6 12 (4.12%) Korn
7 9 (3.09%) Ruby
8 8 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.75%) VBScript
9 6 (2.06%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.72%) C#
11 4 (1.37%) C
12 3 (1.03%) Java
13 2 (0.69%) VB
13 2 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (20.96%) Security Cleared
2 50 (17.18%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (10.31%) MCSE
6 25 (8.59%) CCNP
7 23 (7.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (7.22%) CCNA
9 19 (6.53%) MCSA
10 13 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.78%) DV Cleared
12 9 (3.09%) CCIE
13 8 (2.75%) JNCIS
14 7 (2.41%) CCDA
14 7 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.41%) Degree
14 7 (2.41%) JNCIA
14 7 (2.41%) JNCIP
15 6 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.03%) SLA
5 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 169 (58.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (38.49%) Active Directory
3 96 (32.99%) vSphere
4 49 (16.84%) Hyper-V
5 35 (12.03%) VMware ESX
6 27 (9.28%) XenDesktop
7 26 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (8.93%) XenServer
8 12 (4.12%) vCloud
9 8 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.41%) GlusterFS
10 7 (2.41%) KVM
11 6 (2.06%) Firmware
11 6 (2.06%) XenApp
12 4 (1.37%) Docker
12 4 (1.37%) VMware GSX
13 3 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.03%) Xen
14 2 (0.69%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 47 (16.15%) Puppet
2 18 (6.19%) SCCM
3 14 (4.81%) vMotion
4 13 (4.47%) Ansible
5 12 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 11 (3.78%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.44%) Nagios
7 10 (3.44%) NetBackup
8 9 (3.09%) vRealize
9 8 (2.75%) SCOM
10 7 (2.41%) Cobbler
10 7 (2.41%) HAProxy
10 7 (2.41%) Linux-HA
10 7 (2.41%) Zenoss
11 6 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (2.06%) WSUS
12 5 (1.72%) HP SIM
12 5 (1.72%) WMI
13 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 272 (93.47%) VMware
2 126 (43.30%) Microsoft
3 87 (29.90%) Cisco
4 66 (22.68%) Red Hat
5 58 (19.93%) Citrix
6 52 (17.87%) HP
7 27 (9.28%) Oracle
8 26 (8.93%) EMC
9 25 (8.59%) Dell
10 24 (8.25%) IBM
11 23 (7.90%) Symantec
12 22 (7.56%) NetApp
13 19 (6.53%) Juniper
13 19 (6.53%) Veeam
14 15 (5.15%) CheckPoint
15 14 (4.81%) SAP
16 11 (3.78%) Lumension
17 10 (3.44%) Intel Security
17 10 (3.44%) Riverbed
18 9 (3.09%) hybris
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