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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 434 441 404
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -37
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 139 124 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 2.83% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 73 73
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£425 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £297 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.18 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.32% +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
4717 4387 3990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.28% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 2223 1950
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 540 625
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +19 76 £450 +12.50% 21
South East -22 35 £415 +27.69% 6
North West -2 13 £260 - 5
South West -3 8 £325 -23.07% 3
East of England -4 3 £190 -45.71%
Yorkshire -24 3 £375 -6.25% 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 273 (94.14%) VMware
2 232 (80.00%) Windows
3 159 (54.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (42.76%) SAN
5 123 (42.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (39.31%) Cisco
7 101 (34.83%) Microsoft
8 89 (30.69%) vSphere
9 86 (29.66%) Active Directory
10 79 (27.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (26.21%) Linux
13 74 (25.52%) HP
14 73 (25.17%) ITIL
15 66 (22.76%) DNS
16 59 (20.34%) Citrix
17 57 (19.66%) Firewall
18 56 (19.31%) EMC
19 54 (18.62%) Security Cleared
20 50 (17.24%) NAS
21 49 (16.90%) PowerShell
22 47 (16.21%) TCP/IP
23 44 (15.17%) DHCP
24 43 (14.83%) LAN
24 43 (14.83%) NetApp
25 42 (14.48%) Dell
25 42 (14.48%) SCCM
26 40 (13.79%) Migration
27 38 (13.10%) Replication
27 38 (13.10%) MS Exchange

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.03%) SharePoint
3 31 (10.69%) IIS
4 15 (5.17%) OpenStack
5 12 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.10%) Apache
7 8 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.38%) Lync
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 3 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) Office 365
2 4 (1.38%) IaaS
3 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 124 (42.76%) SAN
2 66 (22.76%) DNS
3 57 (19.66%) Firewall
4 50 (17.24%) NAS
5 47 (16.21%) TCP/IP
6 44 (15.17%) DHCP
7 43 (14.83%) LAN
8 32 (11.03%) WAN
9 24 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (7.24%) NetScaler
11 20 (6.90%) SSL
12 15 (5.17%) VPN
12 15 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (4.83%) VLAN
14 13 (4.48%) iSCSI
14 13 (4.48%) LDAP
15 9 (3.10%) Network Security
16 8 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (2.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.48%) MySQL
3 10 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
3 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
General
1 34 (11.72%) Finance
2 15 (5.17%) Banking
3 12 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.07%) Games
5 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Automotive
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (12.76%) Consultant
2 32 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (8.28%) Analyst
4 20 (6.90%) Administrator
5 19 (6.55%) Architect
6 17 (5.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (4.83%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.83%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (4.48%) Wintel Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.14%) Storage Engineer
11 11 (3.79%) Storage Consultant
11 11 (3.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 10 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
15 7 (2.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.86%) Middleware
2 7 (2.41%) .NET
3 5 (1.72%) SOAP
3 5 (1.72%) REST
4 4 (1.38%) HTML
4 4 (1.38%) X-Windows
4 4 (1.38%) Web Services
4 4 (1.38%) XML
5 3 (1.03%) MSMQ
5 3 (1.03%) XHTML
5 3 (1.03%) J2EE
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.03%) CSS
5 3 (1.03%) jQuery
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (1.03%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.10%) Replication
2 25 (8.62%) Clustering
3 23 (7.93%) PKI
4 19 (6.55%) Symmetrix DMX
5 16 (5.52%) Symmetrix
6 15 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.14%) CESG
8 11 (3.79%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.45%) FlexPod
10 9 (3.10%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.76%) Open Source
11 8 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (2.41%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.72%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.72%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.72%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.72%) Online Games
14 4 (1.38%) User Experience
14 4 (1.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 232 (80.00%) Windows
2 123 (42.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (27.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (26.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (26.21%) Linux
6 32 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (8.28%) UNIX
8 16 (5.52%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.17%) Android
9 15 (5.17%) HPUX
10 12 (4.14%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.14%) CentOS
11 11 (3.79%) Windows Phone 8
11 11 (3.79%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.07%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.07%) SUSE
13 5 (1.72%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.72%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.17%) ITIL
2 40 (13.79%) Migration
3 36 (12.41%) Configuration Management
4 26 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 22 (7.59%) Project Management
7 20 (6.90%) Service Management
8 19 (6.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 18 (6.21%) Performance Testing
10 17 (5.86%) Capacity Management
11 16 (5.52%) ITSM
12 15 (5.17%) Benchmarking
12 15 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (5.17%) Low Latency
13 14 (4.83%) DevOps
14 13 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (4.14%) Network Design
16 11 (3.79%) Change Management
16 11 (3.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.90%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.97%) SQL
3 25 (8.62%) Perl
4 24 (8.28%) Python
5 18 (6.21%) C#
6 16 (5.52%) VBScript
7 14 (4.83%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.76%) Java
9 4 (1.38%) C
10 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.69%) R
11 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.76%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (11.38%) SC Cleared
4 32 (11.03%) CCNA
5 20 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.55%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.79%) CCNP
9 10 (3.45%) MCSE
10 5 (1.72%) MCSA
10 5 (1.72%) Degree
11 4 (1.38%) CCIE
12 2 (0.69%) MCP
12 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.69%) NCIE
12 2 (0.69%) VCAP
13 1 (0.34%) VCP5
13 1 (0.34%) MCSM
13 1 (0.34%) VCDX
13 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.14%) QA
2 8 (2.76%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 159 (54.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (30.69%) vSphere
3 86 (29.66%) Active Directory
4 38 (13.10%) Hyper-V
5 33 (11.38%) VMware ESX
6 30 (10.34%) XenApp
7 24 (8.28%) vCloud
8 18 (6.21%) XenDesktop
9 17 (5.86%) KVM
10 16 (5.52%) SRDF
11 15 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 15 (5.17%) NFS
12 12 (4.14%) Firmware
13 7 (2.41%) VMware Server
14 6 (2.07%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.69%) XenServer
15 2 (0.69%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 42 (14.48%) SCCM
2 30 (10.34%) SCOM
3 22 (7.59%) Puppet
4 21 (7.24%) HP SIM
5 15 (5.17%) EdgeSight
5 15 (5.17%) SCVMM
6 11 (3.79%) Nagios
7 10 (3.45%) WSUS
8 8 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (2.41%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.07%) Icinga
10 6 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.72%) vMotion
12 4 (1.38%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (1.03%) BladeLogic
13 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 273 (94.14%) VMware
2 114 (39.31%) Cisco
3 101 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 74 (25.52%) HP
5 59 (20.34%) Citrix
6 56 (19.31%) EMC
7 43 (14.83%) NetApp
8 42 (14.48%) Dell
9 31 (10.69%) Red Hat
10 24 (8.28%) IBM
11 23 (7.93%) CA
11 23 (7.93%) F5
12 22 (7.59%) Juniper
13 19 (6.55%) Veritas
13 19 (6.55%) Veeam
14 16 (5.52%) McAfee
15 15 (5.17%) Nimsoft
15 15 (5.17%) ServiceNow
16 13 (4.48%) BMC
17 10 (3.45%) CheckPoint
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago