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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 431 437 413
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 148 125 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.97% 2.67% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 80 71
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£377 £389 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% +24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £284 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 19
Average hourly rate £29.63 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.35% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £26.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.78 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.09 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +42.60%
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
4984 4683 4004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.85% 9.56% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2800 2462 1972
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 585 587
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £34.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -1 69 £425 +6.25% 12
South East +5 40 £400 +14.28% 15
North West -5 13 £263 - 8
East of England +6 12 £313 -10.71% 4
South West +14 8 £358 -20.55% 4
North East -7 4 £377 -
Yorkshire -24 1 £400 - 2
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 257 (91.46%) VMware
2 228 (81.14%) Windows
3 162 (57.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (46.62%) SAN
5 129 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (36.30%) Cisco
7 98 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 96 (34.16%) Active Directory
9 86 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 85 (30.25%) vSphere
11 84 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 73 (25.98%) DNS
13 71 (25.27%) HP
14 68 (24.20%) ITIL
15 66 (23.49%) Citrix
16 61 (21.71%) Linux
17 56 (19.93%) TCP/IP
17 56 (19.93%) Firewall
18 52 (18.51%) DHCP
19 48 (17.08%) Hyper-V
20 47 (16.73%) Security Cleared
21 46 (16.37%) PowerShell
21 46 (16.37%) SCCM
22 45 (16.01%) Dell
23 44 (15.66%) EMC
23 44 (15.66%) LAN
24 43 (15.30%) Migration
25 41 (14.59%) SharePoint
25 41 (14.59%) MS Exchange
25 41 (14.59%) NetApp

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (14.59%) SharePoint
1 41 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.68%) IIS
3 19 (6.76%) OpenStack
4 16 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.56%) Lync
7 7 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.14%) Apache
8 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.63%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Project
3 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.71%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.27%) Office 365
2 7 (2.49%) IaaS
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 131 (46.62%) SAN
2 73 (25.98%) DNS
3 56 (19.93%) TCP/IP
3 56 (19.93%) Firewall
4 52 (18.51%) DHCP
5 44 (15.66%) LAN
6 40 (14.23%) NAS
7 35 (12.46%) WAN
8 24 (8.54%) NetScaler
8 24 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (6.41%) iSCSI
9 18 (6.41%) VPN
10 16 (5.69%) LDAP
10 16 (5.69%) VLAN
11 13 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (4.27%) SSL
13 10 (3.56%) Internet
13 10 (3.56%) Network Security
13 10 (3.56%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) MySQL
5 5 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.78%) Toad
3 2 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.36%) MSI
4 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (14.23%) Finance
2 15 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.85%) Banking
4 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.78%) Games
5 4 (1.42%) Automotive
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (13.52%) Consultant
2 35 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (10.68%) Analyst
4 20 (7.12%) Administrator
4 20 (7.12%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (6.05%) Wintel Analyst
6 16 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (5.34%) Network Engineer
7 15 (5.34%) Architect
7 15 (5.34%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Server Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Storage Engineer
9 12 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (3.91%) Storage Consultant
10 11 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (3.56%) Citrix Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 9 (3.20%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Support Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.41%) Middleware
2 8 (2.85%) .NET
3 4 (1.42%) SOAP
3 4 (1.42%) Web Services
3 4 (1.42%) XML
3 4 (1.42%) X-Windows
3 4 (1.42%) HTML
3 4 (1.42%) REST
4 3 (1.07%) jQuery
4 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (1.07%) HTML5
4 3 (1.07%) XHTML
4 3 (1.07%) J2EE
4 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.07%) CSS
5 2 (0.71%) Flash
6 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.10%) Replication
2 25 (8.90%) Clustering
3 19 (6.76%) Symmetrix DMX
4 16 (5.69%) Symmetrix
5 14 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.56%) FlexPod
7 9 (3.20%) PKI
8 7 (2.49%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.14%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.14%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.78%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.78%) Open Source
10 5 (1.78%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.78%) CESG
11 4 (1.42%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.42%) User Experience
11 4 (1.42%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 228 (81.14%) Windows
2 129 (45.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (30.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (21.71%) Linux
6 22 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (5.69%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.34%) HPUX
9 14 (4.98%) UNIX
10 9 (3.20%) Android
10 9 (3.20%) Windows 2000
10 9 (3.20%) Windows NT
10 9 (3.20%) CentOS
11 7 (2.49%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.14%) SUSE
13 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.78%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.78%) Solaris
13 5 (1.78%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.20%) ITIL
2 43 (15.30%) Migration
3 27 (9.61%) Incident Management
4 25 (8.90%) Project Management
5 19 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (6.76%) ITSM
5 19 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 18 (6.41%) Service Management
6 18 (6.41%) Low Latency
7 14 (4.98%) Workflow
8 13 (4.63%) Capacity Management
9 12 (4.27%) Network Design
10 11 (3.91%) Network Load Balancing
10 11 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.56%) Performance Testing
11 10 (3.56%) Change Control
11 10 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (3.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.37%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.96%) SQL
3 21 (7.47%) C#
4 19 (6.76%) VBScript
5 13 (4.63%) Python
5 13 (4.63%) Perl
6 9 (3.20%) Java
6 9 (3.20%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.14%) C
8 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.71%) R
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.47%) CCNA
5 19 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (6.41%) MCSE
7 12 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.56%) MCSA
8 10 (3.56%) CCNP
9 4 (1.42%) MCSM
10 3 (1.07%) Degree
10 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.07%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) CCIE
11 2 (0.71%) OCA
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.71%) MCITP
11 2 (0.71%) NCIE
11 2 (0.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.98%) QA
2 9 (3.20%) JSP 440
3 8 (2.85%) SLA
4 4 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 162 (57.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (34.16%) Active Directory
3 85 (30.25%) vSphere
4 48 (17.08%) Hyper-V
5 39 (13.88%) XenApp
6 34 (12.10%) VMware ESX
7 27 (9.61%) XenDesktop
8 22 (7.83%) vCloud
9 18 (6.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (5.69%) SRDF
10 16 (5.69%) NFS
11 9 (3.20%) KVM
12 8 (2.85%) VMware Server
13 6 (2.14%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.78%) Firmware
15 4 (1.42%) Samba
15 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.42%) XenServer
16 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (1.07%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 46 (16.37%) SCCM
2 29 (10.32%) SCOM
3 20 (7.12%) Puppet
4 19 (6.76%) HP SIM
5 18 (6.41%) SCVMM
6 15 (5.34%) EdgeSight
7 11 (3.91%) WSUS
8 7 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.49%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.49%) Nagios
9 5 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.78%) vMotion
9 5 (1.78%) Icinga
10 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (1.07%) MOM
Vendors
1 257 (91.46%) VMware
2 102 (36.30%) Cisco
3 98 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 71 (25.27%) HP
5 66 (23.49%) Citrix
6 45 (16.01%) Dell
7 44 (15.66%) EMC
8 41 (14.59%) NetApp
9 28 (9.96%) IBM
10 25 (8.90%) CA
11 23 (8.19%) Red Hat
12 20 (7.12%) Juniper
12 20 (7.12%) Veeam
13 19 (6.76%) F5
13 19 (6.76%) Veritas
14 18 (6.41%) ServiceNow
15 16 (5.69%) 3PAR
15 16 (5.69%) McAfee
16 15 (5.34%) Brocade
16 15 (5.34%) Nimsoft
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