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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 423 403 473
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +70
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 160 147 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.08% 3.08% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 48
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£390 £345 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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
5198 4776 4391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.79% 10.10% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2933 2497 2163
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 613 595
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 62 £406 +8.33% 19
South East +5 38 £400 +31.68% 11
East Midlands +20 17 £425 +54.54%
North West -8 10 £385 +24.19% 5
East of England -27 7 £213 -43.33% 4
Yorkshire -8 5 £295 +7.27% 5
South West -46 5 - - 3
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 3
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 228 (85.71%) VMware
2 189 (71.05%) Windows
3 127 (47.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (42.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (42.11%) SAN
6 104 (39.10%) Active Directory
7 97 (36.47%) HP
8 94 (35.34%) vSphere
9 93 (34.96%) Cisco
10 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
11 86 (32.33%) Firewall
12 79 (29.70%) Citrix
13 77 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (26.69%) DNS
15 70 (26.32%) ITIL
16 67 (25.19%) Linux
17 62 (23.31%) Security Cleared
18 51 (19.17%) EMC
19 48 (18.05%) Cisco Certification
19 48 (18.05%) MS Exchange
20 46 (17.29%) LAN
20 46 (17.29%) WAN
21 41 (15.41%) CCNA
21 41 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (15.04%) SC Cleared
22 40 (15.04%) VMware ESX
23 39 (14.66%) Hyper-V
24 38 (14.29%) NAS
24 38 (14.29%) TCP/IP
24 38 (14.29%) SQL

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 48 (18.05%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.15%) IIS
3 21 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.38%) Apache
7 9 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.01%) Lync
8 8 (3.01%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.38%) JBoss
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.64%) MS Office
3 8 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.01%) MS Project
4 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (42.11%) SAN
2 86 (32.33%) Firewall
3 71 (26.69%) DNS
4 46 (17.29%) LAN
4 46 (17.29%) WAN
5 38 (14.29%) NAS
5 38 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 36 (13.53%) DHCP
7 26 (9.77%) Network Security
8 23 (8.65%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (8.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (8.65%) VPN
9 22 (8.27%) Wireless
10 17 (6.39%) VLAN
10 17 (6.39%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (6.02%) SSL
12 15 (5.64%) Nortel Contivity
13 13 (4.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (3.76%) Junos
15 9 (3.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) MySQL
3 5 (1.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) MSI
4 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 29 (10.90%) Finance
2 14 (5.26%) Banking
3 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Advertising
6 5 (1.88%) Billing
6 5 (1.88%) Back Office
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.75%) Publishing
8 2 (0.75%) Military
8 2 (0.75%) Retail
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.16%) Consultant
3 33 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 14 (5.26%) Administrator
6 12 (4.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 12 (4.51%) VMware Consultant
7 11 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.14%) Architect
7 11 (4.14%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (3.76%) Server Engineer
8 10 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.38%) Analyst
9 9 (3.38%) VMware Specialist
10 8 (3.01%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (3.01%) Developer
10 8 (3.01%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.89%) Web Services
2 7 (2.63%) .NET
3 5 (1.88%) XML
3 5 (1.88%) JSON
4 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.75%) WCF
5 2 (0.75%) Ajax
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) HTML
5 2 (0.75%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.38%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.03%) Replication
2 24 (9.02%) Clustering
3 14 (5.26%) PKI
4 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.51%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.76%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.01%) Open Source
7 6 (2.26%) CESG
8 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.38%) e-Health
11 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) iPad
11 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.38%) Online Games
11 1 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 189 (71.05%) Windows
2 113 (42.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (25.19%) Linux
5 41 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (12.41%) Windows 7
7 27 (10.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (9.77%) UNIX
9 22 (8.27%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.63%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.26%) Solaris
12 5 (1.88%) SUSE
12 5 (1.88%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (1.88%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.88%) Android
13 4 (1.50%) CentOS
14 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.32%) ITIL
2 30 (11.28%) Load Balancing
3 23 (8.65%) Service Management
4 22 (8.27%) Configuration Management
5 20 (7.52%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (7.52%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.14%) Network Management
7 18 (6.77%) Change Control
8 17 (6.39%) Incident Management
9 16 (6.02%) Change Management
10 14 (5.26%) DevOps
11 13 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.89%) Migration
12 12 (4.51%) Time Management
12 12 (4.51%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.14%) Network Design
13 11 (4.14%) Performance Testing
14 10 (3.76%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.38%) Capacity Management
15 9 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.29%) SQL
2 33 (12.41%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.14%) Perl
4 15 (5.64%) Python
5 7 (2.63%) VBScript
5 7 (2.63%) Java
5 7 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.26%) VB
7 5 (1.88%) C
8 2 (0.75%) Ruby
8 2 (0.75%) C#
8 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 48 (18.05%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (15.41%) CCNA
4 40 (15.04%) SC Cleared
5 33 (12.41%) CCNP
6 21 (7.89%) DV Cleared
7 18 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (6.39%) CCIE
9 12 (4.51%) Degree
10 10 (3.76%) MCSE
11 7 (2.63%) MCTS
11 7 (2.63%) MCITP
12 6 (2.26%) MCSA
13 4 (1.50%) CCA
13 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.50%) Sun Certification
14 3 (1.13%) CCDA
14 3 (1.13%) VCAP
14 3 (1.13%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.02%) JSP 440
2 15 (5.64%) QA
3 6 (2.26%) SLA
4 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 127 (47.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (39.10%) Active Directory
3 94 (35.34%) vSphere
4 40 (15.04%) VMware ESX
5 39 (14.66%) Hyper-V
6 37 (13.91%) XenApp
7 15 (5.64%) ProxySG
8 14 (5.26%) KVM
9 10 (3.76%) NFS
10 9 (3.38%) Firmware
10 9 (3.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (2.63%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.26%) UAG
12 6 (2.26%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.26%) MetaFrame
13 5 (1.88%) vCloud
13 5 (1.88%) XenServer
14 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.50%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (9.02%) SCCM
2 18 (6.77%) SCOM
3 14 (5.26%) Puppet
4 13 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.89%) WhatsUp Gold
5 12 (4.51%) Nagios
6 11 (4.14%) Backup Exec
7 9 (3.38%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.38%) WSUS
8 8 (3.01%) NetBackup
8 8 (3.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.63%) HP SIM
9 7 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (2.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 6 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.88%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.88%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 228 (85.71%) VMware
2 97 (36.47%) HP
3 93 (34.96%) Cisco
4 89 (33.46%) Microsoft
5 79 (29.70%) Citrix
6 51 (19.17%) EMC
7 35 (13.16%) CheckPoint
8 32 (12.03%) NetApp
9 31 (11.65%) Juniper
10 26 (9.77%) Red Hat
11 21 (7.89%) Symantec
11 21 (7.89%) Dell
11 21 (7.89%) F5
12 20 (7.52%) 3PAR
13 18 (6.77%) IBM
14 15 (5.64%) Blue Coat
14 15 (5.64%) Nortel
15 14 (5.26%) McAfee
16 11 (4.14%) TippingPoint
17 10 (3.76%) Sophos
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