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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 416 393 408
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 142 137 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 3.15% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 82 59
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£414 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £230 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £14.33 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -30.55%
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
4538 4353 3971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.79% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 2304 1855
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 522 722
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -4 68 £469 +24.17% 16
South East -26 30 £393 +20.76% 10
North West +5 13 £338 - 3
Yorkshire +7 9 £400 +45.45% 5
East of England -1 8 £463 +42.30% 3
South West -28 3 £250 -33.77% 3
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 2
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 264 (90.41%) VMware
2 221 (75.68%) Windows
3 154 (52.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (43.84%) SAN
5 118 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 104 (35.62%) vSphere
7 101 (34.59%) Cisco
7 101 (34.59%) Microsoft
8 99 (33.90%) HP
9 86 (29.45%) Firewall
10 82 (28.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (27.74%) Active Directory
12 76 (26.03%) ITIL
12 76 (26.03%) Linux
13 74 (25.34%) Citrix
14 71 (24.32%) DNS
15 60 (20.55%) Security Cleared
16 56 (19.18%) NAS
17 49 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 49 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
17 49 (16.78%) Replication
18 46 (15.75%) LAN
18 46 (15.75%) WAN
19 44 (15.07%) EMC
20 43 (14.73%) TCP/IP
20 43 (14.73%) CCNA
20 43 (14.73%) Hyper-V
21 42 (14.38%) MS Exchange
22 40 (13.70%) PowerShell
22 40 (13.70%) SCCM

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.90%) IIS
3 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.79%) OpenStack
6 12 (4.11%) Apache
7 11 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.71%) Lync
11 4 (1.37%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.34%) JBoss
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 25 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.42%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Maximo
1 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (43.84%) SAN
2 86 (29.45%) Firewall
3 71 (24.32%) DNS
4 56 (19.18%) NAS
5 46 (15.75%) LAN
5 46 (15.75%) WAN
6 43 (14.73%) TCP/IP
7 34 (11.64%) DHCP
8 28 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (7.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (7.53%) NetScaler
10 22 (7.53%) SSL
11 20 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 19 (6.51%) VLAN
12 19 (6.51%) Wireless
13 18 (6.16%) Network Security
14 16 (5.48%) VPN
15 15 (5.14%) Nortel Contivity
16 14 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.11%) MySQL
3 7 (2.40%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.68%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 29 (9.93%) Finance
2 19 (6.51%) Banking
3 14 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.05%) Advertising
6 5 (1.71%) Games
6 5 (1.71%) Back Office
7 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (14.73%) Consultant
2 36 (12.33%) Network Engineer
3 30 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (7.19%) Analyst
5 17 (5.82%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.14%) VMware Consultant
7 14 (4.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 13 (4.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 13 (4.45%) Wintel Analyst
8 13 (4.45%) Administrator
8 13 (4.45%) Architect
9 12 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (3.42%) Server Engineer
12 9 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.40%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.14%) Middleware
2 9 (3.08%) Web Services
3 7 (2.40%) .NET
4 5 (1.71%) SOAP
4 5 (1.71%) REST
5 4 (1.37%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.03%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.68%) WCF
7 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.68%) HTML
7 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 2 (0.68%) Ajax
8 1 (0.34%) XML
8 1 (0.34%) JSON
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.78%) Replication
2 32 (10.96%) Clustering
3 25 (8.56%) PKI
4 12 (4.11%) CESG
5 11 (3.77%) Open Source
5 11 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.42%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.74%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.71%) Online Games
8 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.03%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (1.03%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Wiki
10 1 (0.34%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 221 (75.68%) Windows
2 118 (40.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (28.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (26.03%) Linux
5 49 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (8.90%) UNIX
8 18 (6.16%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.11%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.77%) Android
10 11 (3.77%) Apple iOS
10 11 (3.77%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (3.77%) Windows Phone
11 10 (3.42%) Windows 2000
12 8 (2.74%) CentOS
13 6 (2.05%) SUSE
14 5 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.37%) Windows NT
16 3 (1.03%) HPUX
16 3 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.03%) ITIL
2 30 (10.27%) Configuration Management
2 30 (10.27%) Load Balancing
3 28 (9.59%) Incident Management
4 26 (8.90%) Migration
5 25 (8.56%) Change Control
6 23 (7.88%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (6.16%) Service Management
7 18 (6.16%) DevOps
8 17 (5.82%) Performance Testing
9 16 (5.48%) Network Management
9 16 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (5.14%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.79%) Project Management
11 14 (4.79%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (4.45%) Low Latency
12 13 (4.45%) ITSM
13 12 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.59%) SQL
3 19 (6.51%) Perl
3 19 (6.51%) VBScript
4 18 (6.16%) Python
5 15 (5.14%) C#
6 12 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.05%) Java
8 5 (1.71%) VB
9 4 (1.37%) C
10 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 49 (16.78%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (14.73%) CCNA
4 37 (12.67%) SC Cleared
5 28 (9.59%) CCNP
6 22 (7.53%) DV Cleared
6 22 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (5.48%) CCIE
8 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.42%) Degree
10 9 (3.08%) MCSE
11 3 (1.03%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.03%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.03%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.03%) CCDA
12 2 (0.68%) MCSA
13 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.45%) QA
2 12 (4.11%) JSP 440
3 11 (3.77%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (52.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (35.62%) vSphere
3 81 (27.74%) Active Directory
4 43 (14.73%) Hyper-V
5 39 (13.36%) XenApp
6 38 (13.01%) VMware ESX
7 17 (5.82%) NFS
7 17 (5.82%) XenDesktop
8 15 (5.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 15 (5.14%) ProxySG
9 14 (4.79%) Firmware
9 14 (4.79%) vCloud
10 13 (4.45%) KVM
11 6 (2.05%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.71%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.71%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (1.37%) MetaFrame
14 3 (1.03%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 40 (13.70%) SCCM
2 26 (8.90%) SCOM
3 21 (7.19%) HP SIM
4 19 (6.51%) Puppet
5 16 (5.48%) Nagios
6 13 (4.45%) SCVMM
6 13 (4.45%) EdgeSight
7 11 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (3.42%) WhatsUp Gold
9 9 (3.08%) Tivoli
9 9 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (2.74%) WSUS
11 7 (2.40%) FortiGate
11 7 (2.40%) Icinga
12 6 (2.05%) BladeLogic
13 5 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
15 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
15 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 264 (90.41%) VMware
2 101 (34.59%) Cisco
2 101 (34.59%) Microsoft
3 99 (33.90%) HP
4 74 (25.34%) Citrix
5 44 (15.07%) EMC
6 37 (12.67%) NetApp
6 37 (12.67%) Dell
7 33 (11.30%) Red Hat
8 31 (10.62%) CheckPoint
9 30 (10.27%) Juniper
10 29 (9.93%) IBM
11 27 (9.25%) F5
12 19 (6.51%) Veeam
13 18 (6.16%) Veritas
14 16 (5.48%) 3PAR
15 15 (5.14%) Blue Coat
15 15 (5.14%) McAfee
15 15 (5.14%) Nortel
16 14 (4.79%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £450.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £13.50 - £13.80 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Rate: £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago