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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 429 450 475
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 195 150 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 2.90% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 121 83
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £25.54 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.77% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.71 £19.89 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.37 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.54 £20.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -28.86%
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
5674 5170 5028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.13% 10.21% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3548 2877 2616
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 633 613
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 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 -13 82 £475 +11.76% 8
South East +22 69 £345 -13.75% 12
South West +6 14 £375 +4.89% 3
North West -8 9 £375 +42.85% 4
Yorkshire +7 5 £260 -32.83% 1
East of England +1 5 £425 +54.54% 1
North East -35 5 £420 +11.33%
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 272 (90.07%) VMware
2 206 (68.21%) Windows
3 157 (51.99%) Windows Server
4 155 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 138 (45.70%) Active Directory
6 123 (40.73%) Linux
7 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
8 98 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (30.79%) vSphere
10 88 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (28.81%) SAN
12 84 (27.81%) Cisco
13 75 (24.83%) Red Hat
14 71 (23.51%) Puppet
15 69 (22.85%) Firewall
15 69 (22.85%) Finance
16 68 (22.52%) ITIL
17 64 (21.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 63 (20.86%) Unix
18 63 (20.86%) MS Exchange
19 61 (20.20%) HP
20 59 (19.54%) DNS
20 59 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 58 (19.21%) NetApp
22 53 (17.55%) LAN
23 52 (17.22%) Migration
24 48 (15.89%) Perl
25 47 (15.56%) Dell
25 47 (15.56%) PowerShell
26 46 (15.23%) Citrix

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 63 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.63%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.30%) Apache
6 13 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.64%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.64%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.31%) IIS
9 8 (2.65%) Confluence
10 6 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.66%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.99%) JBoss
13 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.66%) nginx
13 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.65%) HipChat
3 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.32%) MS Project
5 3 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Line 500
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.98%) Office 365
3 7 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (28.81%) SAN
2 69 (22.85%) Firewall
3 59 (19.54%) DNS
4 53 (17.55%) LAN
5 42 (13.91%) WAN
6 36 (11.92%) TCP/IP
7 32 (10.60%) VPN
8 31 (10.26%) DHCP
9 25 (8.28%) NAS
10 24 (7.95%) LDAP
11 23 (7.62%) iSCSI
12 19 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (5.30%) HTTP
13 16 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (4.64%) SSL
15 13 (4.30%) Network Security
16 11 (3.64%) VLAN
17 10 (3.31%) NetScaler
18 9 (2.98%) SSH
19 8 (2.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.97%) MySQL
3 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.66%) DB2
6 5 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.62%) Subversion
3 10 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.65%) JIRA
5 6 (1.99%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.66%) Gradle
6 5 (1.66%) Hudson
6 5 (1.66%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.66%) Maven
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.99%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.66%) Ant
9 2 (0.66%) GCC
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.33%) git-flow
10 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (22.85%) Finance
2 21 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.64%) Games
4 10 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.98%) Banking
5 9 (2.98%) Electronics
5 9 (2.98%) Marketing
6 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.32%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Military
8 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 48 (15.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (14.24%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (13.58%) Support Engineer
3 41 (13.58%) VMware Engineer
4 32 (10.60%) Server Engineer
5 28 (9.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (9.27%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (8.94%) Architect
7 20 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 19 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (5.30%) Unix Engineer
10 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (4.64%) VMware Support Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
13 12 (3.97%) Administrator
13 12 (3.97%) Storage Engineer
13 12 (3.97%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.64%) Middleware
2 9 (2.98%) LAMP
3 6 (1.99%) HTML
3 6 (1.99%) Web Services
4 5 (1.66%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (1.32%) Ajax
5 4 (1.32%) CSS
5 4 (1.32%) jQuery
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.99%) .NET
7 2 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.66%) J2EE
7 2 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.66%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.66%) WPF
8 1 (0.33%) CGI
8 1 (0.33%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.33%) COM
8 1 (0.33%) HTML5
8 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.28%) Replication
3 13 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.30%) Clustering
4 10 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.31%) PlayStation
5 8 (2.65%) Derivative
5 8 (2.65%) EMC VNX
6 6 (1.99%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.66%) Symmetrix
8 4 (1.32%) Celerra
8 4 (1.32%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.32%) NHS
9 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 206 (68.21%) Windows
2 157 (51.99%) Windows Server
3 123 (40.73%) Linux
4 98 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (29.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (21.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (20.86%) Unix
8 59 (19.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (10.93%) Solaris
10 30 (9.93%) CentOS
11 19 (6.29%) Oracle Linux
12 18 (5.96%) SUSE
12 18 (5.96%) Windows 7
13 17 (5.63%) AIX
14 9 (2.98%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.32%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (1.32%) Debian
16 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.52%) ITIL
2 52 (17.22%) Migration
3 43 (14.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (13.91%) Configuration Management
5 25 (8.28%) DevOps
6 24 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (7.62%) Change Management
8 20 (6.62%) Load Balancing
8 20 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 19 (6.29%) Service Management
10 18 (5.96%) ITIL V3
10 18 (5.96%) Open Source
11 15 (4.97%) Capacity Management
11 15 (4.97%) Project Management
12 13 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.97%) Problem Management
14 11 (3.64%) Business Continuity
14 11 (3.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.89%) Perl
2 47 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 45 (14.90%) Bash Shell
4 41 (13.58%) SQL
5 37 (12.25%) Python
6 16 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.65%) Java
7 8 (2.65%) Korn
8 7 (2.32%) PHP
9 6 (1.99%) C
9 6 (1.99%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.99%) Ruby
11 3 (0.99%) VBScript
12 2 (0.66%) C#
13 1 (0.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (14.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.26%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.62%) MCSE
6 21 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (6.29%) CCNA
8 15 (4.97%) CCNP
9 13 (4.30%) RHCE
10 11 (3.64%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.31%) MCSA
12 9 (2.98%) RHCA
13 8 (2.65%) JNCIA
14 7 (2.32%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.99%) CCDA
15 6 (1.99%) DBS Check
15 6 (1.99%) JNCIP
16 5 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (1.66%) Degree
17 2 (0.66%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) SLA
2 7 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.99%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 155 (51.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 138 (45.70%) Active Directory
3 93 (30.79%) vSphere
4 35 (11.59%) VMware ESX
5 32 (10.60%) Hyper-V
6 23 (7.62%) NFS
7 16 (5.30%) Firmware
8 15 (4.97%) XenApp
9 12 (3.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 12 (3.97%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.31%) vCloud
11 7 (2.32%) XenServer
12 6 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.66%) oVirt
14 4 (1.32%) UAG
15 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.66%) Postfix
15 2 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 71 (23.51%) Puppet
2 18 (5.96%) SCCM
3 13 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.30%) Salt
3 13 (4.30%) ZABBIX
4 12 (3.97%) SCOM
5 11 (3.64%) Nagios
6 10 (3.31%) Ansible
6 10 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (3.31%) Xymon
7 9 (2.98%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.98%) WSUS
8 8 (2.65%) vRealize
9 7 (2.32%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.99%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.66%) Opsview
11 5 (1.66%) vMotion
12 4 (1.32%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 272 (90.07%) VMware
2 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
3 84 (27.81%) Cisco
4 75 (24.83%) Red Hat
5 61 (20.20%) HP
6 58 (19.21%) NetApp
7 47 (15.56%) Dell
8 46 (15.23%) Citrix
9 43 (14.24%) EMC
10 28 (9.27%) IBM
11 24 (7.95%) Oracle
12 13 (4.30%) Symantec
13 12 (3.97%) Juniper
13 12 (3.97%) SAP
14 10 (3.31%) F5
14 10 (3.31%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.31%) Veritas
15 9 (2.98%) Remedy
16 8 (2.65%) CommVault
16 8 (2.65%) Sophos
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