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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 399 458 449
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 216 120 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.16% 2.39% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 86 68
Average daily rate
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£380 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £22.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.45% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £8.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -44.82%
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
5196 5031 4834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.97% 9.87% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2990 2821 2525
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 605 580
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +65 97 £388 +3.33% 19
South East -13 47 £400 +39.13% 4
East of England +19 22 £275 -31.25% 2
South West +14 20 £450 - 6
North West -14 13 £350 -
East Midlands -12 7 £288 -33.52% 3
North East -24 6 £275 +2.61%
West Midlands +9 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -29 1 £225 -26.22% 3
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 314 (88.20%) VMware
2 276 (77.53%) Windows
3 220 (61.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 173 (48.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (46.91%) Active Directory
6 140 (39.33%) Microsoft
7 139 (39.04%) SAN
8 125 (35.11%) DNS
9 120 (33.71%) vSphere
10 116 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 97 (27.25%) DHCP
12 88 (24.72%) Firewall
13 85 (23.88%) HP
14 82 (23.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (23.03%) Linux
15 79 (22.19%) Citrix
16 76 (21.35%) ITIL
17 74 (20.79%) MS Exchange
17 74 (20.79%) PowerShell
18 72 (20.22%) Cisco
19 69 (19.38%) Data Centre
20 65 (18.26%) Security Cleared
21 62 (17.42%) SCCM
21 62 (17.42%) Finance
22 56 (15.73%) VMware ESX
23 55 (15.45%) TCP/IP
23 55 (15.45%) LAN
24 54 (15.17%) SQL
25 53 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (14.89%) Windows 7

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 74 (20.79%) MS Exchange
2 50 (14.04%) SharePoint
3 39 (10.96%) IIS
4 35 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (7.02%) Lync
7 16 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.84%) Apache
12 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.56%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.12%) MS Project
3 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.49%) Office 365
2 13 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.69%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 139 (39.04%) SAN
2 125 (35.11%) DNS
3 97 (27.25%) DHCP
4 88 (24.72%) Firewall
5 55 (15.45%) LAN
5 55 (15.45%) TCP/IP
6 47 (13.20%) WAN
7 39 (10.96%) NAS
8 31 (8.71%) VLAN
9 22 (6.18%) Network Security
10 19 (5.34%) SSL
11 18 (5.06%) VPN
11 18 (5.06%) iSCSI
12 14 (3.93%) FTP
13 13 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (3.37%) LDAP
14 12 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (2.81%) NetScaler
15 10 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (2.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.97%) MySQL
5 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.12%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Visual Studio
1 8 (2.25%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.12%) JIRA
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) MSI
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.28%) Ant
8 1 (0.28%) Juju
8 1 (0.28%) Gradle
General
1 62 (17.42%) Finance
2 13 (3.65%) Back Office
2 13 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.09%) Banking
4 9 (2.53%) Online Betting
5 7 (1.97%) Military
6 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.40%) French Language
7 4 (1.12%) Retail
8 3 (0.84%) Electronics
8 3 (0.84%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (10.39%) Analyst
3 34 (9.55%) Administrator
4 29 (8.15%) Consultant
5 28 (7.87%) Server Engineer
6 26 (7.30%) Wintel Engineer
7 25 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (6.18%) VMware Engineer
9 21 (5.90%) Support Engineer
10 20 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 19 (5.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.78%) Network Engineer
12 17 (4.78%) Architect
13 15 (4.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 15 (4.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 14 (3.93%) Storage Engineer
14 14 (3.93%) Support Analyst
15 10 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
16 9 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
17 8 (2.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.34%) Middleware
2 9 (2.53%) LAMP
3 7 (1.97%) HTML
3 7 (1.97%) Flash
4 6 (1.69%) CSS
4 6 (1.69%) jQuery
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.40%) Ajax
6 4 (1.12%) XML
7 3 (0.84%) J2EE
8 2 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.28%) .NET
9 1 (0.28%) XHTML
9 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.28%) HTML5
9 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.38%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.39%) Replication
2 37 (10.39%) Clustering
3 17 (4.78%) EqualLogic
4 16 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.09%) Private Cloud
5 11 (3.09%) NHS
5 11 (3.09%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.25%) User Experience
8 7 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.69%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.69%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.12%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 276 (77.53%) Windows
2 173 (48.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (32.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (23.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (23.03%) Linux
5 53 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 27 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (5.34%) UNIX
8 18 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.06%) CentOS
8 18 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.09%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.81%) SUSE
11 8 (2.25%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.97%) Solaris
13 6 (1.69%) Windows NT
13 6 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.40%) Android
15 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.35%) ITIL
2 47 (13.20%) Migration
3 33 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (6.18%) Project Management
4 22 (6.18%) Capacity Management
5 20 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (5.06%) Server Building
7 17 (4.78%) Data Protection
7 17 (4.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (4.49%) Service Management
9 13 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.37%) Change Management
10 12 (3.37%) Workflow
11 11 (3.09%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.09%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.09%) Load Balancing
12 10 (2.81%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.81%) DevOps
13 9 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (2.53%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.79%) PowerShell
2 54 (15.17%) SQL
3 21 (5.90%) Perl
4 17 (4.78%) VBScript
4 17 (4.78%) Python
5 12 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.09%) C
7 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.40%) C#
8 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.84%) Java
9 3 (0.84%) VB
10 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 53 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (11.52%) MCSE
4 37 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 35 (9.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (8.71%) CCNA
8 25 (7.02%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.93%) MCSA
10 12 (3.37%) MCITP
11 11 (3.09%) CCNP
12 10 (2.81%) VCP4
13 9 (2.53%) VCP5
14 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.25%) MCP
15 5 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.40%) Degree
16 4 (1.12%) RHCE
16 4 (1.12%) MCSM
16 4 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (2.81%) SLA
3 8 (2.25%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 220 (61.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (46.91%) Active Directory
3 120 (33.71%) vSphere
4 56 (15.73%) VMware ESX
5 47 (13.20%) XenApp
6 43 (12.08%) Hyper-V
7 29 (8.15%) vCloud
8 24 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (5.34%) XenDesktop
10 15 (4.21%) DFS Replication
11 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (2.53%) KVM
13 8 (2.25%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (2.25%) VirtualBox
13 8 (2.25%) Terminal Services
13 8 (2.25%) NFS
14 7 (1.97%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.40%) XenServer
15 5 (1.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (17.42%) SCCM
2 27 (7.58%) SCOM
3 20 (5.62%) WSUS
4 18 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.93%) Puppet
6 13 (3.65%) vMotion
7 11 (3.09%) SCVMM
8 10 (2.81%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (2.81%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.53%) OpenView
9 9 (2.53%) EMC VPLEX
10 8 (2.25%) Nmap
10 8 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (2.25%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (1.97%) SCSM
12 5 (1.40%) SCDPM
12 5 (1.40%) Tivoli
13 4 (1.12%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 314 (88.20%) VMware
2 140 (39.33%) Microsoft
3 85 (23.88%) HP
4 79 (22.19%) Citrix
5 72 (20.22%) Cisco
6 52 (14.61%) Dell
7 49 (13.76%) NetApp
8 32 (8.99%) Red Hat
9 30 (8.43%) Veeam
10 28 (7.87%) EMC
11 22 (6.18%) IBM
12 21 (5.90%) Oracle
12 21 (5.90%) 3PAR
13 20 (5.62%) Veritas
14 19 (5.34%) McAfee
15 17 (4.78%) Symantec
16 15 (4.21%) F5
17 12 (3.37%) Brocade
18 11 (3.09%) Juniper
19 9 (2.53%) CheckPoint
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
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London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
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Oxford
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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Nottinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £280 per day + competitive
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Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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London
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