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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 409 423 446
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 168 146 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.32% 3.04% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 89 55
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£400 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £234 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.70% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50
VMware ESXi
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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
5055 4800 4240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 10.28% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2781 2542 2037
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 612 664
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £31.56 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -34 73 £425 +13.33% 21
South East -5 29 £430 +56.36% 10
East of England -14 14 £350 -12.50%
North West 0 12 £370 +19.35% 2
East Midlands - 11 £380 - 1
Yorkshire -4 9 £300 +9.09% 8
South West -39 5 £250 -3.84% 3
West Midlands - - - - 5
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 250 (87.11%) VMware
2 205 (71.43%) Windows
3 144 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (43.55%) SAN
5 107 (37.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (36.59%) HP
7 104 (36.24%) Cisco
7 104 (36.24%) vSphere
8 101 (35.19%) Active Directory
9 98 (34.15%) Microsoft
10 93 (32.40%) Firewall
11 82 (28.57%) Citrix
12 79 (27.53%) DNS
13 77 (26.83%) Linux
14 72 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (23.69%) ITIL
16 65 (22.65%) Security Cleared
17 52 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (17.07%) LAN
18 49 (17.07%) WAN
18 49 (17.07%) MS Exchange
18 49 (17.07%) NAS
19 45 (15.68%) EMC
20 44 (15.33%) CCNA
21 43 (14.98%) VMware ESX
22 42 (14.63%) Hyper-V
23 41 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
23 41 (14.29%) Replication
24 39 (13.59%) NetApp
24 39 (13.59%) DHCP

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 49 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.67%) IIS
2 22 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (6.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.48%) Apache
4 10 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.79%) Lync
7 7 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.88%) MS Office
3 8 (2.79%) MS Project
4 7 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.70%) Maximo
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (43.55%) SAN
2 93 (32.40%) Firewall
3 79 (27.53%) DNS
4 49 (17.07%) LAN
4 49 (17.07%) WAN
4 49 (17.07%) NAS
5 39 (13.59%) DHCP
5 39 (13.59%) TCP/IP
6 28 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (8.71%) Network Security
8 24 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (8.01%) VPN
10 21 (7.32%) SSL
10 21 (7.32%) Wireless
11 19 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (6.27%) VLAN
13 16 (5.57%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (5.23%) Nortel Contivity
15 11 (3.83%) NetScaler
16 10 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.48%) MySQL
3 5 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 31 (10.80%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Banking
3 13 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.44%) Advertising
6 5 (1.74%) Billing
6 5 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.70%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 34 (11.85%) Consultant
2 34 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (5.92%) Support Engineer
4 16 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (4.88%) Architect
5 14 (4.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 13 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
7 11 (3.83%) VMware Consultant
7 11 (3.83%) Server Engineer
8 10 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (3.48%) Administrator
9 9 (3.14%) VMware Specialist
9 9 (3.14%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (3.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (3.14%) Analyst
10 7 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (2.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.09%) Developer
11 6 (2.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.88%) Web Services
2 8 (2.79%) .NET
3 6 (2.09%) Middleware
4 4 (1.39%) SOAP
4 4 (1.39%) XML
4 4 (1.39%) JSON
4 4 (1.39%) REST
5 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.05%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.70%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.70%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) CSS
6 2 (0.70%) HTML
6 2 (0.70%) WCF
6 2 (0.70%) Ajax
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.29%) Replication
2 29 (10.10%) Clustering
3 21 (7.32%) PKI
4 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.48%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.48%) CESG
6 9 (3.14%) Open Source
6 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.14%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.39%) Online Games
9 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.35%) FMCG
11 1 (0.35%) Wiki
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 205 (71.43%) Windows
2 107 (37.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (26.83%) Linux
4 72 (25.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (10.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (10.10%) UNIX
8 24 (8.36%) Windows 7
9 18 (6.27%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.14%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.14%) Windows Phone
10 9 (3.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 9 (3.14%) Android
11 8 (2.79%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.44%) CentOS
13 6 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (1.74%) SUSE
15 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.69%) ITIL
2 31 (10.80%) Load Balancing
3 30 (10.45%) Configuration Management
4 24 (8.36%) Change Control
5 21 (7.32%) Service Management
6 20 (6.97%) Incident Management
6 20 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (6.62%) Service Delivery
7 19 (6.62%) DevOps
8 18 (6.27%) Migration
8 18 (6.27%) Network Management
9 17 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.57%) Performance Testing
11 14 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.53%) Problem Management
12 13 (4.53%) Network Design
13 12 (4.18%) Asset Management
13 12 (4.18%) Time Management
14 11 (3.83%) Capacity Management
14 11 (3.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.85%) PowerShell
2 33 (11.50%) SQL
3 18 (6.27%) Python
3 18 (6.27%) Perl
4 10 (3.48%) VBScript
5 9 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.79%) Java
7 6 (2.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.09%) C#
7 6 (2.09%) VB
8 5 (1.74%) C
9 3 (1.05%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (22.65%) Security Cleared
2 52 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (15.33%) CCNA
4 38 (13.24%) SC Cleared
5 34 (11.85%) CCNP
6 23 (8.01%) DV Cleared
7 22 (7.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (5.92%) CCIE
9 12 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (3.83%) Degree
11 8 (2.79%) MCSE
12 4 (1.39%) Sun Certification
12 4 (1.39%) VCP5
13 3 (1.05%) VCP4
13 3 (1.05%) VCAP
13 3 (1.05%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.05%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.05%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.05%) MCTS
13 3 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.23%) QA
1 15 (5.23%) JSP 440
2 7 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 144 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (36.24%) vSphere
3 101 (35.19%) Active Directory
4 43 (14.98%) VMware ESX
5 42 (14.63%) Hyper-V
6 39 (13.59%) XenApp
7 16 (5.57%) KVM
8 15 (5.23%) ProxySG
9 14 (4.88%) Firmware
9 14 (4.88%) NFS
10 10 (3.48%) XenDesktop
11 9 (3.14%) vCloud
11 9 (3.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (2.09%) MetaFrame
13 6 (2.09%) DFS Replication
13 6 (2.09%) UAG
14 5 (1.74%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.74%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (11.50%) SCCM
2 22 (7.67%) SCOM
3 21 (7.32%) Puppet
4 14 (4.88%) Nagios
5 13 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.18%) WhatsUp Gold
6 12 (4.18%) HP SIM
7 11 (3.83%) Backup Exec
8 9 (3.14%) Tivoli
8 9 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (2.79%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.79%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (2.44%) WSUS
10 7 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (2.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 5 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.74%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.74%) Icinga
13 4 (1.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 250 (87.11%) VMware
2 105 (36.59%) HP
3 104 (36.24%) Cisco
4 98 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 82 (28.57%) Citrix
6 45 (15.68%) EMC
7 39 (13.59%) NetApp
8 35 (12.20%) CheckPoint
9 32 (11.15%) Juniper
10 30 (10.45%) Red Hat
11 25 (8.71%) F5
11 25 (8.71%) Dell
11 25 (8.71%) IBM
12 21 (7.32%) Symantec
13 19 (6.62%) 3PAR
14 15 (5.23%) Blue Coat
14 15 (5.23%) Nortel
15 14 (4.88%) McAfee
16 13 (4.53%) Veeam
17 10 (3.48%) Veritas
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