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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
UK / England
Rank 453 492 457
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -35
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 121 119 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 2.41% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 87 113
Median daily rate £328 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.61% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +249.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.24 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £50.00 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +131.17%

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
4718 4935 4947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.43% 10.35% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3014 2996 2736
Median daily rate £403 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 450 566
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.40 £31.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 February 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
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 February 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 +37 47 £333 -25.01% 12
South East +19 45 £328 +28.00% 6
East of England +8 11 £255 -34.19% 3
South West -10 10 £628 +75.52% 2
North West +24 5 £313 +56.25% 3
Yorkshire +19 2 £273 -21.01% 2
West Midlands +2 2 £700 -
North East -11 1 £280 +27.27%
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 283 (91.29%) VMware
2 225 (72.58%) Windows
3 173 (55.81%) Windows Server
4 164 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 150 (48.39%) Linux
6 126 (40.65%) Microsoft
7 125 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 122 (39.35%) Active Directory
9 120 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 102 (32.90%) vSphere
11 97 (31.29%) DNS
12 85 (27.42%) Cisco
13 78 (25.16%) Red Hat
14 76 (24.52%) ITIL
15 72 (23.23%) Firewall
16 69 (22.26%) Security Cleared
17 68 (21.94%) SAN
18 67 (21.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 65 (20.97%) PowerShell
20 62 (20.00%) Citrix
21 59 (19.03%) Finance
21 59 (19.03%) SC Cleared
22 58 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (16.77%) HP
23 52 (16.77%) SQL Server
24 50 (16.13%) Puppet
25 49 (15.81%) MS Excel
25 49 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
26 48 (15.48%) Hyper-V
27 46 (14.84%) DevOps

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 41 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.00%) IIS
3 28 (9.03%) Skype for Business
4 21 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.84%) Apache
5 15 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.52%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.23%) Confluence
8 9 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.97%) Jetty
13 3 (0.97%) Mongrel
13 3 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 49 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.90%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.68%) IaaS
2 28 (9.03%) SaaS
3 19 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.81%) PaaS
5 16 (5.16%) Office 365
6 13 (4.19%) HP Helion
7 11 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.29%) G Suite
11 4 (1.29%) Heroku
12 3 (0.97%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.32%) Route 53
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (31.29%) DNS
2 72 (23.23%) Firewall
3 68 (21.94%) SAN
4 45 (14.52%) DHCP
5 30 (9.68%) VPN
6 29 (9.35%) NetScaler
7 28 (9.03%) WAN
8 25 (8.06%) LAN
9 22 (7.10%) TCP/IP
10 20 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (6.45%) SSL
11 17 (5.48%) IP Telephony
11 17 (5.48%) Skype
12 16 (5.16%) FTP
12 16 (5.16%) NAS
13 14 (4.52%) MPLS
14 12 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (3.87%) LDAP
15 11 (3.55%) iSCSI
15 11 (3.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.87%) MySQL
6 10 (3.23%) DB2
7 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.26%) Redis
9 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.23%) JIRA
4 9 (2.90%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (2.58%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.26%) GitLab
6 7 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.94%) Metasploit
7 6 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.61%) Subversion
9 3 (0.97%) Gitweb
9 3 (0.97%) MSI
9 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.97%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 59 (19.03%) Finance
2 14 (4.52%) Marketing
2 14 (4.52%) Retail
3 11 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.23%) Back Office
5 8 (2.58%) Banking
5 8 (2.58%) Military
6 7 (2.26%) Law
7 6 (1.94%) Legal
7 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (17.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (12.58%) Architect
3 30 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.71%) VMware Engineer
5 25 (8.06%) Server Engineer
6 24 (7.74%) Consultant
7 23 (7.42%) Linux Engineer
8 21 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.13%) Support Engineer
9 19 (6.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 17 (5.48%) Administrator
10 17 (5.48%) Analyst
11 16 (5.16%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (4.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 12 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
14 12 (3.87%) VMware Specialist
15 11 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
15 11 (3.55%) Solutions Designer
15 11 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.19%) Middleware
2 12 (3.87%) LAMP
3 11 (3.55%) .NET
4 10 (3.23%) CSS
5 9 (2.90%) LAPP Stack
6 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.58%) Software Packaging
6 8 (2.58%) Web Services
7 7 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.26%) HTML
7 7 (2.26%) Memcached
8 6 (1.94%) Ajax
8 6 (1.94%) jQuery
8 6 (1.94%) REST
9 5 (1.61%) XML
10 4 (1.29%) COM
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.29%) SAML
11 3 (0.97%) JSON
11 3 (0.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.29%) Clustering
2 22 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.23%) Replication
5 8 (2.58%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.61%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.97%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (0.97%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.97%) Symmetrix
8 3 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.65%) CESG
9 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) iPad
9 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 225 (72.58%) Windows
2 173 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 150 (48.39%) Linux
4 125 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (21.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (7.10%) SUSE
9 20 (6.45%) Unix
10 18 (5.81%) AIX
11 17 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
12 15 (4.84%) CentOS
13 14 (4.52%) Windows 7
14 12 (3.87%) Windows 10
15 10 (3.23%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.97%) Android
18 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.52%) ITIL
2 49 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (14.84%) DevOps
4 36 (11.61%) TOGAF
5 33 (10.65%) Configuration Management
6 32 (10.32%) Change Management
7 30 (9.68%) Service Management
8 28 (9.03%) Problem Management
9 23 (7.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (6.13%) Network Management
11 17 (5.48%) Open Source
12 15 (4.84%) Network Design
13 14 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (4.52%) Migration
13 14 (4.52%) PRINCE2
14 13 (4.19%) ITIL V3
14 13 (4.19%) Load Balancing
15 12 (3.87%) E-Commerce
16 11 (3.55%) Software Deployment
17 10 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 41 (13.23%) SQL
3 31 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (8.39%) Perl
5 23 (7.42%) Python
6 10 (3.23%) Korn
7 9 (2.90%) Ruby
7 9 (2.90%) VBScript
8 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.61%) C#
10 5 (1.61%) Java
11 3 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.97%) VB
12 2 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 69 (22.26%) Security Cleared
2 59 (19.03%) SC Cleared
3 45 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (10.97%) MCSE
5 33 (10.65%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (8.06%) CCNP
7 23 (7.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (6.77%) MCSA
9 17 (5.48%) CCNA
10 13 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (3.23%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.90%) CCIE
13 8 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.26%) Degree
14 7 (2.26%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (1.94%) CCDA
15 6 (1.94%) JNCIA
15 6 (1.94%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.97%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.65%) QA
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) GDPR
6 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 164 (52.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (39.35%) Active Directory
3 102 (32.90%) vSphere
4 48 (15.48%) Hyper-V
5 35 (11.29%) VMware ESX
6 29 (9.35%) XenDesktop
7 26 (8.39%) XenServer
8 25 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (6.13%) vCloud
10 10 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (2.58%) DFS Replication
13 7 (2.26%) GlusterFS
13 7 (2.26%) KVM
13 7 (2.26%) XenApp
14 5 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.61%) Firmware
15 4 (1.29%) Docker
15 4 (1.29%) VMware GSX
16 3 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (16.13%) Puppet
2 24 (7.74%) SCCM
3 15 (4.84%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (4.19%) vMotion
5 11 (3.55%) Nagios
5 11 (3.55%) vRealize
6 10 (3.23%) Ansible
7 9 (2.90%) SCOM
8 8 (2.58%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.58%) FortiGate
8 8 (2.58%) Forum Sentry
8 8 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.58%) WSUS
8 8 (2.58%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.26%) Cobbler
9 7 (2.26%) HAProxy
9 7 (2.26%) Linux-HA
9 7 (2.26%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 283 (91.29%) VMware
2 126 (40.65%) Microsoft
3 85 (27.42%) Cisco
4 78 (25.16%) Red Hat
5 62 (20.00%) Citrix
6 52 (16.77%) HP
7 29 (9.35%) EMC
7 29 (9.35%) Oracle
8 23 (7.42%) IBM
9 22 (7.10%) Dell
9 22 (7.10%) Symantec
10 21 (6.77%) Juniper
10 21 (6.77%) NetApp
11 19 (6.13%) Veeam
12 15 (4.84%) SAP
13 14 (4.52%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.52%) Intel Security
14 11 (3.55%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.55%) Lumension
15 9 (2.90%) hybris
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