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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 439 430 495
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +65
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 132 141 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 2.97% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 46
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£350 £321 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Average hourly rate £31.75 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £16.80 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £23.50 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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
5051 4741 4547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.80% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2811 2533 2261
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 534 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -31 51 £375 +4.16% 22
South East +6 44 £311 +1.21% 14
East Midlands +13 13 £433 +73.00% 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £273 -0.90% 7
West Midlands -12 5 £263 -34.37% 3
East of England -28 4 £400 +93.93% 1
North West -5 3 - - 5
South West -39 2 - - 6
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 213 (84.86%) VMware
2 177 (70.52%) Windows
3 130 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (44.22%) Active Directory
6 108 (43.03%) HP
7 103 (41.04%) SAN
8 95 (37.85%) Cisco
9 94 (37.45%) Microsoft
10 88 (35.06%) Citrix
11 83 (33.07%) vSphere
12 77 (30.68%) Firewall
13 73 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 65 (25.90%) Security Cleared
15 63 (25.10%) DNS
16 62 (24.70%) ITIL
17 52 (20.72%) Linux
18 50 (19.92%) Hyper-V
19 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
20 48 (19.12%) LAN
20 48 (19.12%) WAN
20 48 (19.12%) MS Exchange
20 48 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (18.73%) SQL
22 46 (18.33%) XenApp
23 45 (17.93%) VMware ESX
24 44 (17.53%) EMC
25 41 (16.33%) DHCP
26 40 (15.94%) SC Cleared
27 39 (15.54%) Cisco Certification

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.36%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (8.76%) Lync
5 21 (8.37%) IIS
6 18 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (4.78%) Apache
8 10 (3.98%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.59%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (15.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.98%) MS Office
3 11 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.79%) MS Project
5 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (41.04%) SAN
2 77 (30.68%) Firewall
3 63 (25.10%) DNS
4 49 (19.52%) TCP/IP
5 48 (19.12%) LAN
5 48 (19.12%) WAN
6 41 (16.33%) DHCP
7 34 (13.55%) VPN
8 27 (10.76%) NAS
9 25 (9.96%) Wireless
10 22 (8.76%) Network Security
11 20 (7.97%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (6.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (5.98%) VLAN
14 14 (5.58%) MPLS
15 12 (4.78%) IPsec
15 12 (4.78%) Nortel Contivity
15 12 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (4.38%) OSPF
17 10 (3.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.39%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.99%) MySQL
3 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) DTS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.59%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) MSI
4 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (8.76%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.39%) Banking
4 5 (1.99%) Billing
4 5 (1.99%) Advertising
5 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.59%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) Military
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (14.34%) Network Engineer
2 29 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (11.16%) Consultant
4 20 (7.97%) Systems Engineer
5 18 (7.17%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.58%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (4.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (4.78%) Analyst
8 11 (4.38%) Architect
8 11 (4.38%) Developer
8 11 (4.38%) Administrator
9 10 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (3.98%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.98%) Server Engineer
9 10 (3.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.19%) VMware Specialist
12 7 (2.79%) VMware Consultant
12 7 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.17%) Web Services
2 6 (2.39%) XML
2 6 (2.39%) JSON
3 5 (1.99%) XMPP
3 5 (1.99%) .NET
4 4 (1.59%) SAML
5 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.80%) HTML
6 2 (0.80%) WCF
6 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (0.80%) JSF
6 2 (0.80%) Ajax
6 2 (0.80%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.80%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.96%) Replication
2 24 (9.56%) Clustering
3 13 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.38%) Open Source
5 9 (3.59%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.99%) PKI
6 5 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.59%) Firmware
7 4 (1.59%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.80%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) e-Health
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 177 (70.52%) Windows
2 121 (48.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (29.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (20.72%) Linux
5 48 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (11.55%) Windows 7
7 27 (10.76%) Windows XP
8 22 (8.76%) UNIX
9 19 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.79%) Solaris
11 7 (2.79%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.99%) SUSE
13 3 (1.20%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.80%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.70%) ITIL
2 25 (9.96%) Change Management
3 22 (8.76%) Load Balancing
4 18 (7.17%) Service Management
4 18 (7.17%) Service Delivery
5 16 (6.37%) Migration
6 15 (5.98%) Change Control
7 13 (5.18%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (5.18%) Network Management
8 12 (4.78%) DevOps
9 11 (4.38%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.98%) Time Management
11 9 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.19%) Data Management
13 7 (2.79%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.79%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.79%) Capacity Management
14 6 (2.39%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.73%) SQL
2 32 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.38%) Perl
4 10 (3.98%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.98%) Java
5 9 (3.59%) C
6 7 (2.79%) VBScript
7 6 (2.39%) VB
8 5 (1.99%) PHP
9 4 (1.59%) Ruby
9 4 (1.59%) Python
10 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.80%) C#
10 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (25.90%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 39 (15.54%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (13.55%) CCNA
5 31 (12.35%) CCNP
6 25 (9.96%) DV Cleared
7 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.58%) MCSE
10 13 (5.18%) CCIE
10 13 (5.18%) Degree
11 7 (2.79%) MCTS
11 7 (2.79%) MCITP
11 7 (2.79%) MCSA
12 6 (2.39%) CCA
12 6 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.39%) VCP5
13 4 (1.59%) VCP4
13 4 (1.59%) VCAP
13 4 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) JSP 440
3 10 (3.98%) SLA
4 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 130 (51.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (44.22%) Active Directory
3 83 (33.07%) vSphere
4 50 (19.92%) Hyper-V
5 46 (18.33%) XenApp
6 45 (17.93%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.78%) ProxySG
8 11 (4.38%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.98%) XenServer
9 10 (3.98%) UAG
9 10 (3.98%) KVM
9 10 (3.98%) Xen
9 10 (3.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (2.79%) NFS
10 7 (2.79%) vCloud
11 6 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.59%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 31 (12.35%) SCCM
2 24 (9.56%) SCOM
3 17 (6.77%) Backup Exec
3 17 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (5.58%) Puppet
5 10 (3.98%) NetBackup
6 9 (3.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (3.19%) HP SIM
7 8 (3.19%) WhatsUp Gold
8 7 (2.79%) Nagios
8 7 (2.79%) WSUS
9 6 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (2.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 6 (2.39%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 213 (84.86%) VMware
2 108 (43.03%) HP
3 95 (37.85%) Cisco
4 94 (37.45%) Microsoft
5 88 (35.06%) Citrix
6 44 (17.53%) EMC
7 30 (11.95%) Juniper
7 30 (11.95%) NetApp
8 26 (10.36%) CheckPoint
9 24 (9.56%) IBM
10 21 (8.37%) Red Hat
11 19 (7.57%) Symantec
12 17 (6.77%) Blue Coat
13 15 (5.98%) Dell
14 13 (5.18%) Oracle
14 13 (5.18%) 3PAR
15 12 (4.78%) F5
15 12 (4.78%) Nortel
15 12 (4.78%) Sophos
16 10 (3.98%) McAfee
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