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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 482 465 479
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 136 175 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 3.28% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 115 101
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +25.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
VMware ESXi
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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
5942 5343 5423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.14% 10.17% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3813 3086 3022
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 575 676
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -23 57 £388 -3.12% 8
South East +12 41 £431 +6.09% 16
North East -6 18 £522 +132.00%
Yorkshire +20 6 £380 +26.66% 2
South West +7 5 £413 -6.77% 5
East of England +6 5 £236 -16.00% 4
North West +2 3 £425 +6.25% 4
West Midlands -23 1 - - 1
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 290 (95.71%) VMware
2 224 (73.93%) Windows
3 190 (62.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (54.46%) Windows Server
5 145 (47.85%) Linux
6 143 (47.19%) Active Directory
7 133 (43.89%) Microsoft
8 101 (33.33%) vSphere
9 98 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 88 (29.04%) Cisco
12 86 (28.38%) DNS
13 85 (28.05%) Red Hat
13 85 (28.05%) ITIL
14 78 (25.74%) SAN
15 72 (23.76%) Firewall
16 71 (23.43%) Citrix
17 68 (22.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 66 (21.78%) HP
19 58 (19.14%) MS Exchange
19 58 (19.14%) Finance
20 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
20 57 (18.81%) DHCP
21 54 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
22 53 (17.49%) Puppet
23 50 (16.50%) SQL Server
24 48 (15.84%) Hyper-V
25 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
25 47 (15.51%) Perl
26 46 (15.18%) SQL

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 58 (19.14%) MS Exchange
2 29 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (8.58%) IIS
4 20 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.63%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.30%) Apache
7 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.64%) Confluence
8 8 (2.64%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.31%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.65%) nginx
10 5 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.32%) JBoss
12 3 (0.99%) Jetty
12 3 (0.99%) Mongrel
Applications
1 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.97%) MS Office
2 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.98%) MS Project
4 3 (0.99%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) SAP hybris
2 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.23%) IaaS
2 27 (8.91%) SaaS
3 16 (5.28%) Office 365
4 14 (4.62%) PaaS
5 13 (4.29%) HP Helion
6 9 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (1.65%) G Suite
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.32%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.99%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.99%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.33%) Route 53
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (28.38%) DNS
2 78 (25.74%) SAN
3 72 (23.76%) Firewall
4 57 (18.81%) DHCP
5 30 (9.90%) TCP/IP
6 29 (9.57%) LAN
6 29 (9.57%) WAN
7 28 (9.24%) iSCSI
8 26 (8.58%) IP Telephony
9 21 (6.93%) VPN
10 18 (5.94%) LDAP
10 18 (5.94%) NetScaler
11 17 (5.61%) Fibre Channel
11 17 (5.61%) VLAN
12 15 (4.95%) MPLS
12 15 (4.95%) SSL
12 15 (4.95%) Wireless
13 13 (4.29%) HTTP
13 13 (4.29%) Network Security
14 12 (3.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.29%) MySQL
4 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.31%) DB2
6 7 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.30%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.64%) JIRA
5 8 (2.64%) Subversion
6 5 (1.65%) Ant
6 5 (1.65%) Metasploit
7 4 (1.32%) Maven
8 3 (0.99%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.66%) Gitweb
9 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.33%) GCC
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (19.14%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Retail
3 11 (3.63%) Marketing
3 11 (3.63%) Military
4 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.65%) Back Office
5 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) iGaming
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.88%) VMware Engineer
3 34 (11.22%) Linux Engineer
4 32 (10.56%) Server Engineer
5 24 (7.92%) Architect
5 24 (7.92%) Support Engineer
6 23 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (6.93%) Consultant
7 21 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.62%) Administrator
9 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
9 14 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Analyst
10 13 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.63%) Citrix Engineer
12 11 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.95%) Middleware
2 12 (3.96%) CSS
2 12 (3.96%) HTML
3 9 (2.97%) .NET
3 9 (2.97%) Ajax
3 9 (2.97%) jQuery
3 9 (2.97%) JSON
4 7 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.31%) REST
4 7 (2.31%) Web Services
4 7 (2.31%) XML
5 6 (1.98%) LAMP
6 4 (1.32%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.99%) J2EE
7 3 (0.99%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.99%) Servlets
8 2 (0.66%) COM
8 2 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Clustering
2 29 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.95%) Replication
4 12 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.30%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.65%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.32%) NHS
7 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.99%) Derivative
8 3 (0.99%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.99%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) CCTV
9 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.66%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 224 (73.93%) Windows
2 165 (54.46%) Windows Server
3 145 (47.85%) Linux
4 98 (32.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (22.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (17.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (14.52%) Unix
9 20 (6.60%) CentOS
10 19 (6.27%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (5.61%) SUSE
11 17 (5.61%) Windows 7
12 13 (4.29%) AIX
13 12 (3.96%) Solaris
14 9 (2.97%) Mac OS X
14 9 (2.97%) VMS
15 8 (2.64%) Ubuntu
16 7 (2.31%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (1.98%) Android
17 6 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.05%) ITIL
2 37 (12.21%) Configuration Management
3 34 (11.22%) Migration
4 32 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (9.57%) DevOps
6 28 (9.24%) Open Source
6 28 (9.24%) TOGAF
7 27 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.93%) Change Management
8 21 (6.93%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.27%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (4.95%) Project Management
11 15 (4.95%) Service Management
12 14 (4.62%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.96%) Software Deployment
15 11 (3.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.51%) Perl
1 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
2 46 (15.18%) SQL
3 44 (14.52%) Bash Shell
4 36 (11.88%) Python
5 15 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 12 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.97%) C
7 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.64%) Java
8 8 (2.64%) Korn
9 6 (1.98%) PHP
10 4 (1.32%) C-shell
10 4 (1.32%) Ruby
11 3 (0.99%) C#
11 3 (0.99%) VBScript
12 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 45 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (10.89%) MCSE
4 30 (9.90%) SC Cleared
5 27 (8.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (6.93%) CCNP
6 21 (6.93%) MCSA
7 16 (5.28%) DV Cleared
8 15 (4.95%) CCNA
9 14 (4.62%) RHCE
10 13 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.63%) Degree
12 9 (2.97%) CCIE
12 9 (2.97%) RHCA
13 7 (2.31%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.99%) CCDA
15 3 (0.99%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.31%) SLA
4 4 (1.32%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 190 (62.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (47.19%) Active Directory
3 101 (33.33%) vSphere
4 48 (15.84%) Hyper-V
5 27 (8.91%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (8.91%) VMware ESX
6 26 (8.58%) XenDesktop
7 21 (6.93%) NFS
8 20 (6.60%) XenApp
9 18 (5.94%) XenServer
10 13 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (2.97%) vCloud
12 6 (1.98%) UAG
13 5 (1.65%) Docker
13 5 (1.65%) KVM
13 5 (1.65%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.32%) Firmware
14 4 (1.32%) LXC
15 3 (0.99%) Xen
16 2 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (17.49%) Puppet
2 27 (8.91%) SCCM
3 18 (5.94%) Backup Exec
3 18 (5.94%) SCOM
4 17 (5.61%) Ansible
5 11 (3.63%) Nagios
5 11 (3.63%) vMotion
6 10 (3.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (2.64%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.64%) vRealize
8 7 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.98%) IBM BigFix
9 6 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (1.65%) Casper Suite
10 5 (1.65%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.65%) WSUS
11 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 290 (95.71%) VMware
2 133 (43.89%) Microsoft
3 88 (29.04%) Cisco
4 85 (28.05%) Red Hat
5 71 (23.43%) Citrix
6 66 (21.78%) HP
7 39 (12.87%) NetApp
8 35 (11.55%) Dell
9 30 (9.90%) Symantec
10 23 (7.59%) IBM
11 22 (7.26%) EMC
12 21 (6.93%) Oracle
13 19 (6.27%) CheckPoint
14 14 (4.62%) Veeam
15 13 (4.29%) SAP
16 11 (3.63%) Apple
17 10 (3.30%) Riverbed
18 9 (2.97%) Google
18 9 (2.97%) hybris
18 9 (2.97%) Intel Security
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