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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 391 465 440
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 217 106 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.17% 2.20% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 80 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Average hourly rate £43.50 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+335.00% -69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £8.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
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
5210 4824 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.11% 9.77% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2684 2366
Average daily rate £351 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 586 607
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +40 90 £388 +3.33% 29
South East -1 41 £400 +23.55% 8
East of England +26 30 £288 -30.30% 4
South West +18 27 £428 +90.00% 5
North West -15 18 £350 +24.44% 4
West Midlands +5 5 - - 2
North East -26 5 £275 -16.91%
East Midlands -1 2 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -26 1 £225 -35.01% 3
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UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 328 (87.70%) VMware
2 293 (78.34%) Windows
3 219 (58.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 174 (46.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (44.92%) Active Directory
6 144 (38.50%) SAN
7 131 (35.03%) Microsoft
8 124 (33.16%) DNS
8 124 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (31.02%) vSphere
10 103 (27.54%) Cisco
11 96 (25.67%) DHCP
12 95 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 94 (25.13%) Firewall
14 81 (21.66%) Linux
15 80 (21.39%) HP
16 79 (21.12%) Citrix
17 78 (20.86%) ITIL
18 71 (18.98%) PowerShell
19 70 (18.72%) MS Exchange
20 68 (18.18%) Data Centre
21 65 (17.38%) Security Cleared
22 62 (16.58%) TCP/IP
23 58 (15.51%) SCCM
24 57 (15.24%) NetApp
24 57 (15.24%) LAN
24 57 (15.24%) Finance
24 57 (15.24%) Migration
25 54 (14.44%) SQL Server
26 51 (13.64%) SharePoint

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (18.72%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 41 (10.96%) IIS
4 32 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (6.15%) Lync
7 17 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (2.67%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.80%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.80%) Apache
15 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.53%) Confluence
15 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.74%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS Project
3 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.80%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.01%) Office 365
2 12 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 144 (38.50%) SAN
2 124 (33.16%) DNS
3 96 (25.67%) DHCP
4 94 (25.13%) Firewall
5 62 (16.58%) TCP/IP
6 57 (15.24%) LAN
7 45 (12.03%) WAN
8 42 (11.23%) NAS
9 30 (8.02%) VLAN
10 25 (6.68%) VPN
11 21 (5.61%) LDAP
12 20 (5.35%) Network Security
13 19 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (4.81%) SSL
15 17 (4.55%) iSCSI
16 14 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (3.74%) FTP
16 14 (3.74%) Internet
17 12 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (2.41%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.07%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.41%) Toad
3 8 (2.14%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.07%) JIRA
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.53%) MSI
6 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.27%) Juju
General
1 57 (15.24%) Finance
2 14 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.94%) Banking
4 10 (2.67%) Back Office
5 8 (2.14%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.34%) French Language
8 4 (1.07%) Retail
8 4 (1.07%) Automotive
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.53%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 63 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (11.23%) Consultant
3 35 (9.36%) Analyst
4 32 (8.56%) Administrator
5 28 (7.49%) Server Engineer
6 26 (6.95%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (6.95%) Wintel Engineer
7 23 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
8 22 (5.88%) Architect
9 21 (5.61%) Storage Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (4.28%) Network Engineer
13 15 (4.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 14 (3.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 11 (2.94%) Support Analyst
16 10 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
17 9 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
17 9 (2.41%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.01%) Middleware
2 11 (2.94%) .NET
3 8 (2.14%) LAMP
4 4 (1.07%) XML
4 4 (1.07%) Flash
4 4 (1.07%) HTML
5 3 (0.80%) jQuery
5 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (0.80%) HTML5
5 3 (0.80%) XHTML
5 3 (0.80%) J2EE
5 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.80%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.36%) Clustering
3 32 (8.56%) Replication
4 21 (5.61%) EMC VMAX
5 18 (4.81%) EMC VNX
6 16 (4.28%) Symmetrix DMX
7 15 (4.01%) EqualLogic
7 15 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.48%) Symmetrix
9 12 (3.21%) Blackberry
10 11 (2.94%) NHS
11 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (2.41%) FlexPod
12 9 (2.41%) User Experience
13 8 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.87%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.87%) Thin Client
15 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.60%) Cryptography
15 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 293 (78.34%) Windows
2 174 (46.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (33.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (25.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (21.66%) Linux
6 51 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.81%) UNIX
9 17 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.74%) Data ONTAP
11 13 (3.48%) CentOS
12 12 (3.21%) HPUX
13 9 (2.41%) SUSE
13 9 (2.41%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.14%) Windows 2000
15 7 (1.87%) Windows NT
15 7 (1.87%) Android
16 6 (1.60%) Solaris
17 4 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.86%) ITIL
2 57 (15.24%) Migration
3 31 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (6.15%) Project Management
4 23 (6.15%) Service Management
4 23 (6.15%) Capacity Management
5 18 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (4.81%) Server Building
6 16 (4.28%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.01%) Workflow
8 14 (3.74%) Data Protection
8 14 (3.74%) Incident Management
9 11 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 11 (2.94%) Change Management
10 10 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (2.67%) Network Design
10 10 (2.67%) ITSM
10 10 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.41%) Identity Management
11 9 (2.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.98%) PowerShell
2 50 (13.37%) SQL
3 18 (4.81%) Python
4 17 (4.55%) Perl
4 17 (4.55%) VBScript
5 11 (2.94%) Java
5 11 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.67%) C
7 9 (2.41%) C#
8 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.80%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
4 38 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (9.89%) MCSE
6 33 (8.82%) CCNA
7 29 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (5.88%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.74%) MCSA
10 13 (3.48%) CCNP
11 12 (3.21%) MCITP
12 10 (2.67%) VCP4
13 9 (2.41%) VCP5
14 7 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.87%) MCP
15 6 (1.60%) Degree
16 5 (1.34%) CCIE
17 4 (1.07%) RHCE
17 4 (1.07%) CCA
17 4 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.81%) QA
2 8 (2.14%) JSP 440
2 8 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 219 (58.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 168 (44.92%) Active Directory
3 116 (31.02%) vSphere
4 49 (13.10%) VMware ESX
5 47 (12.57%) XenApp
6 46 (12.30%) Hyper-V
7 28 (7.49%) vCloud
8 24 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (5.08%) XenDesktop
10 14 (3.74%) DFS Replication
11 13 (3.48%) SRDF
12 10 (2.67%) KVM
12 10 (2.67%) NFS
13 9 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (2.14%) VirtualBox
14 8 (2.14%) VMware Server
14 8 (2.14%) Terminal Services
14 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (1.87%) XenServer
16 6 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (15.51%) SCCM
2 27 (7.22%) SCOM
3 25 (6.68%) EMC VPLEX
4 18 (4.81%) WSUS
4 18 (4.81%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.74%) Puppet
6 12 (3.21%) SCVMM
6 12 (3.21%) Tivoli
7 11 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (2.41%) OpenView
8 9 (2.41%) vMotion
8 9 (2.41%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.14%) Nmap
9 8 (2.14%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.87%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 6 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (1.60%) SCSM
12 5 (1.34%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 328 (87.70%) VMware
2 131 (35.03%) Microsoft
3 103 (27.54%) Cisco
4 80 (21.39%) HP
5 79 (21.12%) Citrix
6 57 (15.24%) NetApp
7 50 (13.37%) Dell
8 46 (12.30%) EMC
9 30 (8.02%) Veeam
10 24 (6.42%) IBM
11 23 (6.15%) Oracle
11 23 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 22 (5.88%) Veritas
12 22 (5.88%) McAfee
13 18 (4.81%) Symantec
14 17 (4.55%) 3PAR
15 16 (4.28%) CA
16 15 (4.01%) Juniper
16 15 (4.01%) Brocade
17 14 (3.74%) F5
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