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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 423 420 404
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 142 127 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.07% 2.94% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 74 69
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£425 £394 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.67% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 15
Average hourly rate £14.33 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.07% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.15 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.20% +29.64%
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
4628 4316 3915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2166 1875
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 512 677
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -7 70 £450 +11.45% 18
South East -20 40 £408 +25.38% 15
North West -1 13 £260 - 4
Yorkshire -16 5 £400 - 2
South West -21 4 £350 -11.39% 14
East of England -2 3 £190 -33.91% 5
East Midlands +3 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 283 (92.48%) VMware
2 231 (75.49%) Windows
3 164 (53.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (41.83%) SAN
5 121 (39.54%) Cisco
5 121 (39.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (34.97%) vSphere
7 98 (32.03%) Microsoft
8 89 (29.08%) HP
9 88 (28.76%) Active Directory
10 83 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 78 (25.49%) ITIL
12 74 (24.18%) DNS
13 72 (23.53%) Linux
14 68 (22.22%) Firewall
15 65 (21.24%) Citrix
16 64 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 62 (20.26%) EMC
18 61 (19.93%) Security Cleared
19 48 (15.69%) Replication
20 47 (15.36%) NetApp
20 47 (15.36%) TCP/IP
20 47 (15.36%) PowerShell
20 47 (15.36%) NAS
21 46 (15.03%) LAN
22 44 (14.38%) MS Exchange
23 43 (14.05%) SCCM
24 42 (13.73%) SC Cleared
24 42 (13.73%) WAN
25 41 (13.40%) Cisco Certification

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 26 (8.50%) IIS
4 18 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.90%) OpenStack
6 13 (4.25%) Apache
7 12 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.63%) Lync
10 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.33%) JBoss
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.27%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS Project
4 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.33%) Maximo
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.31%) Office 365
1 4 (1.31%) IaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (41.83%) SAN
2 74 (24.18%) DNS
3 68 (22.22%) Firewall
4 47 (15.36%) TCP/IP
4 47 (15.36%) NAS
5 46 (15.03%) LAN
6 42 (13.73%) WAN
7 39 (12.75%) DHCP
8 32 (10.46%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (7.84%) NetScaler
10 21 (6.86%) SSL
11 19 (6.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (6.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (5.88%) VLAN
12 18 (5.88%) VPN
13 16 (5.23%) Network Security
14 13 (4.25%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (2.94%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.94%) Wireless
16 8 (2.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.25%) MySQL
3 8 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
General
1 27 (8.82%) Finance
2 17 (5.56%) Banking
3 12 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.96%) Games
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Advertising
7 3 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (15.36%) Consultant
2 30 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 24 (7.84%) Analyst
5 17 (5.56%) Architect
6 15 (4.90%) Administrator
6 15 (4.90%) VMware Consultant
7 14 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
7 14 (4.58%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 13 (4.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 13 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
8 13 (4.25%) Wintel Analyst
9 12 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.59%) Storage Consultant
11 10 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
12 9 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.56%) Middleware
2 6 (1.96%) .NET
3 5 (1.63%) SOAP
3 5 (1.63%) REST
4 4 (1.31%) Web Services
4 4 (1.31%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.98%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.65%) XHTML
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 2 (0.65%) jQuery
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (0.65%) HTML5
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.69%) Replication
2 27 (8.82%) Clustering
3 24 (7.84%) PKI
4 18 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
5 16 (5.23%) Symmetrix
6 12 (3.92%) CESG
6 12 (3.92%) Open Source
7 11 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.59%) Cryptography
7 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.27%) FlexPod
9 9 (2.94%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.63%) Online Games
11 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.98%) User Experience
13 1 (0.33%) PMI
13 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 231 (75.49%) Windows
2 121 (39.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (27.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (23.53%) Linux
5 64 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (7.52%) UNIX
8 15 (4.90%) HPUX
9 13 (4.25%) Android
9 13 (4.25%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.59%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.59%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (3.59%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.61%) CentOS
12 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.31%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.31%) SUSE
14 3 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.49%) ITIL
2 39 (12.75%) Migration
3 31 (10.13%) Configuration Management
4 30 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 24 (7.84%) Service Management
5 24 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (6.54%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (5.88%) DevOps
7 18 (5.88%) Project Management
8 17 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 17 (5.56%) Change Control
8 17 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (5.23%) Network Design
10 15 (4.90%) ITSM
10 15 (4.90%) Low Latency
10 15 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.58%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.36%) PowerShell
2 27 (8.82%) SQL
3 19 (6.21%) Perl
4 18 (5.88%) Python
5 17 (5.56%) VBScript
5 17 (5.56%) C#
6 12 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.63%) C
7 5 (1.63%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) VB
9 1 (0.33%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (19.93%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 41 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (11.11%) CCNA
5 21 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.21%) CCNP
7 18 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.27%) CCIE
9 9 (2.94%) VCP4
10 8 (2.61%) Degree
10 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.63%) MCSE
12 2 (0.65%) MCSA
12 2 (0.65%) NCIE
12 2 (0.65%) VCAP
13 1 (0.33%) VCP5
13 1 (0.33%) VCDX
13 1 (0.33%) HNC
13 1 (0.33%) HND
13 1 (0.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.25%) QA
2 12 (3.92%) JSP 440
3 8 (2.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (53.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (34.97%) vSphere
3 88 (28.76%) Active Directory
4 41 (13.40%) Hyper-V
5 35 (11.44%) XenApp
6 30 (9.80%) VMware ESX
7 22 (7.19%) vCloud
8 19 (6.21%) XenDesktop
9 18 (5.88%) NFS
10 16 (5.23%) SRDF
11 15 (4.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 13 (4.25%) KVM
12 13 (4.25%) Firmware
13 7 (2.29%) ProxySG
13 7 (2.29%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.98%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.98%) XenServer
14 3 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.98%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (14.05%) SCCM
2 31 (10.13%) SCOM
3 23 (7.52%) HP SIM
4 19 (6.21%) Puppet
5 17 (5.56%) Nagios
6 15 (4.90%) SCVMM
6 15 (4.90%) EdgeSight
7 10 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
8 9 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (2.94%) WSUS
9 8 (2.61%) Icinga
10 7 (2.29%) FortiGate
10 7 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (2.29%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (1.31%) BladeLogic
12 4 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 283 (92.48%) VMware
2 121 (39.54%) Cisco
3 98 (32.03%) Microsoft
4 89 (29.08%) HP
5 65 (21.24%) Citrix
6 62 (20.26%) EMC
7 47 (15.36%) NetApp
8 37 (12.09%) Dell
9 31 (10.13%) Red Hat
10 30 (9.80%) Juniper
11 26 (8.50%) IBM
11 26 (8.50%) F5
12 23 (7.52%) CA
13 21 (6.86%) CheckPoint
13 21 (6.86%) Veeam
14 19 (6.21%) Veritas
15 18 (5.88%) McAfee
16 15 (4.90%) Nimsoft
16 15 (4.90%) ServiceNow
17 14 (4.58%) 3PAR
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