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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 442 424 456
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 150 140 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.87% 2.93% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 82 49
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£388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £443 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
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
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
5235 4771 4418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.96% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2926 2485 2166
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 £485 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 615 593
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% -0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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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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 -39 61 £406 +8.33% 21
South East +5 36 £349 +12.49% 12
East Midlands +19 17 £425 +54.54%
East of England -22 7 £213 -39.28% 4
North West -7 6 £370 +19.35% 4
Yorkshire 0 5 £295 +7.27% 5
South West -39 5 - - 3
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 6
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 224 (86.15%) VMware
2 184 (70.77%) Windows
3 128 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (42.69%) SAN
6 110 (42.31%) Active Directory
7 102 (39.23%) HP
8 96 (36.92%) Cisco
9 92 (35.38%) Microsoft
10 86 (33.08%) vSphere
11 82 (31.54%) Firewall
12 81 (31.15%) Citrix
13 78 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 73 (28.08%) DNS
15 71 (27.31%) ITIL
16 61 (23.46%) Linux
17 60 (23.08%) Security Cleared
18 51 (19.62%) EMC
19 48 (18.46%) MS Exchange
20 47 (18.08%) LAN
20 47 (18.08%) WAN
21 45 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
22 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 39 (15.00%) TCP/IP
23 39 (15.00%) DHCP
23 39 (15.00%) SQL
23 39 (15.00%) XenApp
24 38 (14.62%) Hyper-V
24 38 (14.62%) CCNA
25 37 (14.23%) VMware ESX

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.38%) IIS
3 21 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (6.54%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.23%) Apache
6 11 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.08%) Lync
10 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.08%) MS Project
3 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (42.69%) SAN
2 82 (31.54%) Firewall
3 73 (28.08%) DNS
4 47 (18.08%) LAN
4 47 (18.08%) WAN
5 39 (15.00%) DHCP
5 39 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 33 (12.69%) NAS
7 25 (9.62%) Network Security
8 23 (8.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (8.85%) VPN
9 22 (8.46%) Wireless
10 21 (8.08%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (6.54%) VLAN
12 15 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (5.77%) Nortel Contivity
13 12 (4.62%) SSL
14 9 (3.46%) OSPF
14 9 (3.46%) Junos
14 9 (3.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) MSI
4 1 (0.38%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 28 (10.77%) Finance
2 13 (5.00%) Banking
3 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.31%) Advertising
4 6 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.92%) Billing
5 5 (1.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.15%) Military
8 2 (0.77%) Retail
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 40 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.08%) Consultant
3 32 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.77%) Administrator
7 12 (4.62%) VMware Consultant
7 12 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.85%) Architect
9 10 (3.85%) Analyst
9 10 (3.85%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.46%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) VMware Specialist
11 8 (3.08%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 7 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) Web Services
2 7 (2.69%) .NET
3 5 (1.92%) XML
3 5 (1.92%) JSON
4 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.77%) HTML
5 2 (0.77%) Ajax
5 2 (0.77%) WCF
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.77%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.77%) SAML
5 2 (0.77%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) Middleware
6 1 (0.38%) JSF
6 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Replication
2 25 (9.62%) Clustering
3 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.62%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.85%) Open Source
6 9 (3.46%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.69%) PKI
8 4 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.77%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.38%) iPad
11 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.38%) Wiki
11 1 (0.38%) Online Games
11 1 (0.38%) FMCG
11 1 (0.38%) iPhone
11 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 184 (70.77%) Windows
2 115 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (23.46%) Linux
5 44 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (12.69%) Windows 7
7 25 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (9.62%) Windows XP
7 25 (9.62%) UNIX
8 7 (2.69%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.31%) Solaris
9 6 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.92%) SUSE
11 4 (1.54%) CentOS
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.77%) openSUSE
13 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.31%) ITIL
2 29 (11.15%) Load Balancing
3 21 (8.08%) Service Management
4 18 (6.92%) Service Delivery
4 18 (6.92%) Change Management
4 18 (6.92%) Change Control
5 17 (6.54%) Network Management
5 17 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
6 16 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.00%) DevOps
8 13 (5.00%) Migration
9 12 (4.62%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.23%) Time Management
11 10 (3.85%) Network Design
11 10 (3.85%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.46%) Performance Testing
12 9 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.00%) SQL
2 35 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.92%) Perl
4 12 (4.62%) Python
5 10 (3.85%) Java
6 7 (2.69%) C
6 7 (2.69%) VBScript
6 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.31%) VB
8 3 (1.15%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) Ruby
9 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.77%) C#
9 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (14.62%) CCNA
4 37 (14.23%) SC Cleared
5 33 (12.69%) CCNP
6 20 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 18 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (6.54%) CCIE
9 12 (4.62%) Degree
10 10 (3.85%) MCSE
11 7 (2.69%) MCTS
11 7 (2.69%) MCITP
12 6 (2.31%) MCSA
13 4 (1.54%) CCA
13 4 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.54%) Sun Certification
14 3 (1.15%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.15%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.15%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.77%) JSP 440
2 13 (5.00%) QA
3 7 (2.69%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 128 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 86 (33.08%) vSphere
4 39 (15.00%) XenApp
5 38 (14.62%) Hyper-V
6 37 (14.23%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.77%) ProxySG
8 11 (4.23%) KVM
9 10 (3.85%) NFS
10 9 (3.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (3.08%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.31%) XenServer
12 6 (2.31%) UAG
12 6 (2.31%) DFS Replication
12 6 (2.31%) MetaFrame
13 5 (1.92%) vCloud
14 4 (1.54%) Firmware
14 4 (1.54%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.54%) ISA Server
15 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (10.00%) SCCM
2 20 (7.69%) SCOM
3 14 (5.38%) Puppet
3 14 (5.38%) Backup Exec
4 13 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.62%) Nagios
6 11 (4.23%) WhatsUp Gold
7 9 (3.46%) HP SIM
7 9 (3.46%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.46%) WSUS
8 8 (3.08%) NetBackup
9 7 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.69%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (2.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 5 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 224 (86.15%) VMware
2 102 (39.23%) HP
3 96 (36.92%) Cisco
4 92 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 81 (31.15%) Citrix
6 51 (19.62%) EMC
7 33 (12.69%) CheckPoint
8 32 (12.31%) NetApp
9 30 (11.54%) Juniper
10 24 (9.23%) Red Hat
11 21 (8.08%) Symantec
11 21 (8.08%) Dell
12 18 (6.92%) IBM
12 18 (6.92%) Blue Coat
12 18 (6.92%) 3PAR
13 15 (5.77%) F5
13 15 (5.77%) Nortel
13 15 (5.77%) McAfee
14 10 (3.85%) Sophos
15 9 (3.46%) TippingPoint
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