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 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 442 444 402
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 146 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 2.59% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 82 66
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£350 £363 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Average hourly rate £29.53 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £9.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.78 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -55.62%
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
5037 4632 4017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.65% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2867 2519 1961
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 597 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £31.50 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 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 27 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 27 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 +18 64 £394 +5.00% 16
South East -13 33 £365 +4.28% 13
East of England +6 16 £350 - 8
South West +21 15 £350 +3.70% 6
North West -14 13 £350 +24.44% 6
North East -8 4 £377 +11.77%
Yorkshire -28 1 £400 +10.34% 3
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 (90.18%) VMware
2 233 (81.75%) Windows
3 161 (56.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (46.67%) SAN
5 104 (36.49%) Active Directory
6 97 (34.04%) Microsoft
7 94 (32.98%) Cisco
8 89 (31.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (29.82%) vSphere
10 84 (29.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 72 (25.26%) DNS
12 70 (24.56%) HP
13 69 (24.21%) ITIL
14 64 (22.46%) Firewall
15 60 (21.05%) Citrix
16 55 (19.30%) Linux
17 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
18 51 (17.89%) DHCP
19 49 (17.19%) Security Cleared
20 47 (16.49%) Hyper-V
20 47 (16.49%) Data Centre
21 46 (16.14%) LAN
21 46 (16.14%) Migration
22 45 (15.79%) Dell
22 45 (15.79%) PowerShell
22 45 (15.79%) SCCM
23 43 (15.09%) EMC
24 42 (14.74%) Finance
25 40 (14.04%) NAS

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 39 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 38 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 31 (10.88%) IIS
4 16 (5.61%) OpenStack
5 15 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.56%) Lync
7 11 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.75%) Apache
11 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) MS Project
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.56%) Office 365
2 10 (3.51%) IaaS
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (46.67%) SAN
2 72 (25.26%) DNS
3 64 (22.46%) Firewall
4 53 (18.60%) TCP/IP
5 51 (17.89%) DHCP
6 46 (16.14%) LAN
7 40 (14.04%) NAS
8 35 (12.28%) WAN
9 22 (7.72%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (6.67%) LDAP
11 18 (6.32%) iSCSI
11 18 (6.32%) NetScaler
12 16 (5.61%) VPN
13 15 (5.26%) VLAN
14 14 (4.91%) Internet
15 12 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (3.86%) Network Security
16 11 (3.86%) SSL
17 10 (3.51%) SSH
17 10 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.16%) Toad
3 2 (0.70%) MSI
3 2 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (14.74%) Finance
2 12 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.16%) Banking
4 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.40%) Automotive
6 3 (1.05%) Retail
7 2 (0.70%) Law
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (15.79%) Consultant
2 37 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (9.82%) Analyst
4 26 (9.12%) Administrator
5 22 (7.72%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (7.37%) Wintel Engineer
7 18 (6.32%) Architect
8 16 (5.61%) Network Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) Server Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) Wintel Analyst
10 13 (4.56%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 11 (3.86%) VMware Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Storage Consultant
13 10 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.81%) VMware Consultant
14 8 (2.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 7 (2.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.32%) Middleware
2 11 (3.86%) .NET
3 4 (1.40%) HTML
3 4 (1.40%) XML
4 3 (1.05%) J2EE
4 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.05%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) XHTML
4 3 (1.05%) jQuery
4 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (1.05%) HTML5
5 2 (0.70%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.70%) Flash
5 2 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.49%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.53%) Replication
3 24 (8.42%) Clustering
4 19 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
5 16 (5.61%) Symmetrix
6 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.51%) FlexPod
8 8 (2.81%) EqualLogic
9 7 (2.46%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.11%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.11%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.75%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.75%) PKI
12 4 (1.40%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.40%) NHS
12 4 (1.40%) User Experience
13 3 (1.05%) Blog
14 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 233 (81.75%) Windows
2 133 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (31.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (29.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (19.30%) Linux
6 27 (9.47%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.26%) HPUX
9 12 (4.21%) UNIX
10 10 (3.51%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.16%) Windows NT
12 8 (2.81%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.81%) CentOS
13 7 (2.46%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.11%) Android
14 6 (2.11%) SUSE
14 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.11%) Solaris
15 4 (1.40%) VMS
15 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.21%) ITIL
2 46 (16.14%) Migration
3 25 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 23 (8.07%) Project Management
5 18 (6.32%) Service Management
5 18 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.96%) Capacity Management
7 16 (5.61%) ITSM
7 16 (5.61%) Workflow
8 15 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 15 (5.26%) Low Latency
9 11 (3.86%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.86%) Network Design
9 11 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.86%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.16%) Change Management
11 9 (3.16%) Identity Management
11 9 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (2.81%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 31 (10.88%) SQL
3 18 (6.32%) C#
4 16 (5.61%) VBScript
5 14 (4.91%) Python
5 14 (4.91%) Perl
6 12 (4.21%) Java
7 11 (3.86%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.81%) C
9 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.70%) R
11 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (7.72%) MCSE
5 22 (7.72%) CCNA
6 15 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.51%) MCSA
8 9 (3.16%) CCNP
9 6 (2.11%) MCITP
10 4 (1.40%) MCSM
10 4 (1.40%) MCP
10 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.05%) OCA
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.05%) VCAP
11 3 (1.05%) Degree
12 2 (0.70%) MCTS
12 2 (0.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.91%) QA
2 9 (3.16%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.11%) SLA
4 4 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 161 (56.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (36.49%) Active Directory
3 85 (29.82%) vSphere
4 47 (16.49%) Hyper-V
5 39 (13.68%) VMware ESX
6 36 (12.63%) XenApp
7 25 (8.77%) XenDesktop
8 24 (8.42%) vCloud
9 16 (5.61%) SRDF
10 15 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (5.26%) NFS
11 9 (3.16%) VMware Server
12 7 (2.46%) KVM
13 6 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.11%) Terminal Services
14 5 (1.75%) Samba
14 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.75%) XenServer
14 5 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 4 (1.40%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 45 (15.79%) SCCM
2 24 (8.42%) SCOM
3 15 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 15 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 14 (4.91%) Puppet
5 12 (4.21%) EdgeSight
6 9 (3.16%) WSUS
6 9 (3.16%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.81%) Tivoli
8 7 (2.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 7 (2.46%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.75%) Nagios
9 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.75%) vMotion
9 5 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.40%) Icinga
10 4 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (1.40%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 257 (90.18%) VMware
2 97 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 94 (32.98%) Cisco
4 70 (24.56%) HP
5 60 (21.05%) Citrix
6 45 (15.79%) Dell
7 43 (15.09%) EMC
8 39 (13.68%) NetApp
9 25 (8.77%) CA
9 25 (8.77%) IBM
10 21 (7.37%) Veeam
11 20 (7.02%) Juniper
12 19 (6.67%) Veritas
12 19 (6.67%) Oracle
12 19 (6.67%) 3PAR
13 18 (6.32%) Red Hat
14 17 (5.96%) F5
15 15 (5.26%) ServiceNow
15 15 (5.26%) McAfee
15 15 (5.26%) Brocade
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
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Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
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Rate: To £300/day
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Rate: £351 - £500 per day
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Rate: £250-300/day
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