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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 428 471 466
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 168 148 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.87% 2.94% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 92 116
Median daily rate £425 £416 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £286 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £649 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 4
Median hourly rate £49.19 £34.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.67% +44.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -2.90%
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
5861 5042 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.71% 9.93% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 2951 2946
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 597 681
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.30 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 80 £402 -18.06% 9
South East +44 48 £425 +6.25% 5
North East -36 11 £536 +138.22%
Yorkshire +19 8 £400 +6.66% 5
North West +4 6 £250 -40.82% 6
South West +3 5 £320 -8.57% 2
East of England +3 5 £236 -40.93% 3
East Midlands -2 2 £275 -38.88%
West Midlands -20 1 - - 4
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 261 (93.55%) VMware
2 203 (72.76%) Windows
3 184 (65.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (55.91%) Windows Server
5 138 (49.46%) Linux
6 118 (42.29%) Microsoft
7 113 (40.50%) Active Directory
8 103 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 95 (34.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (33.69%) Cisco
11 83 (29.75%) vSphere
12 79 (28.32%) DNS
13 77 (27.60%) Red Hat
14 66 (23.66%) SAN
15 65 (23.30%) Firewall
16 64 (22.94%) ITIL
17 61 (21.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 56 (20.07%) DHCP
19 51 (18.28%) Finance
20 50 (17.92%) Security Cleared
20 50 (17.92%) PowerShell
21 48 (17.20%) MS Excel
22 47 (16.85%) SQL Server
22 47 (16.85%) Citrix
23 46 (16.49%) HP
23 46 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
24 44 (15.77%) MS Exchange
25 43 (15.41%) SQL
25 43 (15.41%) Hyper-V
26 42 (15.05%) Puppet

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 44 (15.77%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.39%) IIS
3 25 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.30%) Apache
4 12 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.51%) Confluence
8 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.08%) Jetty
9 3 (1.08%) Mongrel
9 3 (1.08%) nginx
9 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 48 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) SAP hybris
2 7 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.11%) IaaS
2 27 (9.68%) SaaS
3 20 (7.17%) Office 365
4 14 (5.02%) PaaS
5 13 (4.66%) HP Helion
6 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (2.51%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.43%) G Suite
11 3 (1.08%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.36%) Route 53
13 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (28.32%) DNS
2 66 (23.66%) SAN
3 65 (23.30%) Firewall
4 56 (20.07%) DHCP
5 29 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 28 (10.04%) WAN
7 27 (9.68%) VPN
8 25 (8.96%) LAN
9 24 (8.60%) IP Telephony
10 20 (7.17%) NetScaler
10 20 (7.17%) VLAN
11 18 (6.45%) iSCSI
12 17 (6.09%) MPLS
13 14 (5.02%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (5.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (5.02%) SSL
13 14 (5.02%) Wireless
14 13 (4.66%) VoIP
15 11 (3.94%) FTP
15 11 (3.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.02%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (4.30%) MySQL
5 11 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.23%) DB2
7 8 (2.87%) Redis
8 7 (2.51%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.87%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.51%) GitLab
4 7 (2.51%) JIRA
5 6 (2.15%) Metasploit
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.79%) Subversion
6 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.43%) Gitweb
7 4 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.43%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.08%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.36%) Maven
9 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (18.28%) Finance
2 13 (4.66%) Retail
3 10 (3.58%) Marketing
3 10 (3.58%) Military
4 7 (2.51%) Law
4 7 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.15%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (10.39%) Architect
2 29 (10.39%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (8.60%) Network Engineer
4 21 (7.53%) Administrator
4 21 (7.53%) Consultant
4 21 (7.53%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.73%) Server Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (4.30%) VMware Specialist
10 11 (3.94%) Analyst
10 11 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 10 (3.58%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.30%) LAMP
2 11 (3.94%) .NET
3 10 (3.58%) Web Services
4 9 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.87%) Middleware
6 7 (2.51%) ELK Stack
6 7 (2.51%) Memcached
7 6 (2.15%) CSS
7 6 (2.15%) REST
8 5 (1.79%) 802.1X
8 5 (1.79%) Ajax
8 5 (1.79%) HTML
8 5 (1.79%) jQuery
9 4 (1.43%) COM
9 4 (1.43%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.08%) J2EE
10 3 (1.08%) JSON
10 3 (1.08%) Servlets
10 3 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.83%) Clustering
2 26 (9.32%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (2.51%) EMC VNX
6 6 (2.15%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
7 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.43%) CESG
8 4 (1.43%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.08%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.72%) CCTV
10 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 203 (72.76%) Windows
2 156 (55.91%) Windows Server
3 138 (49.46%) Linux
4 103 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (34.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (21.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (16.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (7.17%) SUSE
9 16 (5.73%) CentOS
9 16 (5.73%) Unix
9 16 (5.73%) Windows 7
10 13 (4.66%) AIX
11 12 (4.30%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.87%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.51%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.79%) Mac OS X Server
15 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.43%) VMS
16 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) ITIL
2 37 (13.26%) DevOps
3 35 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 28 (10.04%) TOGAF
6 25 (8.96%) Problem Management
7 24 (8.60%) Migration
8 22 (7.89%) Change Management
9 20 (7.17%) Network Management
9 20 (7.17%) Service Management
10 18 (6.45%) Open Source
11 17 (6.09%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (5.38%) Network Design
14 12 (4.30%) E-Commerce
15 11 (3.94%) Network Architecture
15 11 (3.94%) Time Management
15 11 (3.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 10 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (3.58%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.92%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.41%) SQL
3 36 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 28 (10.04%) Python
5 24 (8.60%) Perl
6 9 (3.23%) Ruby
7 7 (2.51%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.15%) Korn
9 5 (1.79%) C#
9 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.43%) C
11 3 (1.08%) Java
11 3 (1.08%) VB
11 3 (1.08%) VBScript
12 1 (0.36%) C-shell
12 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (13.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 27 (9.68%) MCSE
6 25 (8.96%) CCNP
7 22 (7.89%) CCNA
8 21 (7.53%) MCSA
8 21 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.66%) DV Cleared
9 13 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.23%) CCIE
11 8 (2.87%) Degree
11 8 (2.87%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.51%) CCDA
12 7 (2.51%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.51%) JNCIP
13 6 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.43%) DBS Check
15 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.79%) JSP 440
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 184 (65.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (40.50%) Active Directory
3 83 (29.75%) vSphere
4 43 (15.41%) Hyper-V
5 29 (10.39%) VMware ESX
6 24 (8.60%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (7.53%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.73%) XenServer
9 9 (3.23%) vCloud
9 9 (3.23%) XenApp
10 8 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.51%) GlusterFS
12 6 (2.15%) KVM
13 4 (1.43%) Docker
14 3 (1.08%) Firmware
14 3 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.08%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.08%) VMware GSX
14 3 (1.08%) Xen
15 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (15.05%) Puppet
2 16 (5.73%) SCCM
3 12 (4.30%) vMotion
4 11 (3.94%) Ansible
5 10 (3.58%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (3.23%) vRealize
7 7 (2.51%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.51%) HAProxy
7 7 (2.51%) Linux-HA
7 7 (2.51%) Nagios
7 7 (2.51%) SCOM
7 7 (2.51%) Zenoss
8 6 (2.15%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.79%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.79%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (1.79%) WSUS
10 4 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 261 (93.55%) VMware
2 118 (42.29%) Microsoft
3 94 (33.69%) Cisco
4 77 (27.60%) Red Hat
5 47 (16.85%) Citrix
6 46 (16.49%) HP
7 31 (11.11%) EMC
8 27 (9.68%) Dell
9 25 (8.96%) NetApp
10 24 (8.60%) Symantec
10 24 (8.60%) Veeam
11 18 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 18 (6.45%) IBM
11 18 (6.45%) Oracle
12 17 (6.09%) Juniper
13 13 (4.66%) Riverbed
14 11 (3.94%) SAP
15 9 (3.23%) hybris
15 9 (3.23%) Lumension
16 8 (2.87%) 3PAR
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