The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 356 337 331
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 83 88 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 3.93% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 69
Median daily rate £403 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.75 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.41% +14.28%
VMware ESX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2747 2241 2336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.91% 9.64% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1460 1450
Median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 93 169
Median hourly rate £16.29 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +22 16 £415 -6.47% 1
Hounslow +4 3 - -
Harrow - 3 £495 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £325 -
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Bromley +1 1 £700 +188.65% 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 London region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 183 (100.00%) VMware
2 136 (74.32%) Windows
3 105 (57.38%) Active Directory
4 99 (54.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 84 (45.90%) Windows Server
6 77 (42.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (36.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (34.97%) Linux
9 62 (33.88%) DNS
10 61 (33.33%) SAN
11 58 (31.69%) HP
12 57 (31.15%) Microsoft
13 52 (28.42%) MS Exchange
14 48 (26.23%) Firewall
15 47 (25.68%) Citrix
16 46 (25.14%) Finance
17 42 (22.95%) vSphere
18 40 (21.86%) Cisco
19 38 (20.77%) SCCM
20 37 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (18.58%) PowerShell
22 33 (18.03%) DevOps
23 32 (17.49%) Java
24 31 (16.94%) EMC
25 30 (16.39%) Unix
25 30 (16.39%) SCOM
25 30 (16.39%) XenApp
26 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
27 27 (14.75%) Puppet
27 27 (14.75%) ITIL

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 52 (28.42%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (12.57%) Apache
4 22 (12.02%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.46%) IIS
7 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.73%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.19%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.64%) Confluence
11 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.09%) FileNet
12 2 (1.09%) GemFire
13 1 (0.55%) JBoss
13 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.37%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.88%) DNS
2 61 (33.33%) SAN
3 48 (26.23%) Firewall
4 26 (14.21%) LAN
4 26 (14.21%) WAN
5 25 (13.66%) DHCP
6 15 (8.20%) NetScaler
6 15 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.20%) VPN
7 14 (7.65%) VLAN
8 13 (7.10%) NAS
9 12 (6.56%) iSCSI
10 11 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (6.01%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (5.46%) IP Telephony
11 10 (5.46%) Kerberos
11 10 (5.46%) Wireless
12 9 (4.92%) SSL
13 7 (3.83%) FCoE
13 7 (3.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.28%) MySQL
5 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.09%) IDOL
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.83%) Hudson
3 4 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.64%) GitLab
4 3 (1.64%) Subversion
4 3 (1.64%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (25.14%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Games
4 6 (3.28%) Retail
5 5 (2.73%) Advertising
5 5 (2.73%) Legal
6 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (13.11%) Administrator
3 23 (12.57%) Architect
4 21 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (11.48%) VMware Engineer
5 17 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.20%) Server Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (6.56%) VMWare Administrator
9 11 (6.01%) Active Directory Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Windows Administrator
11 9 (4.92%) Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 7 (3.83%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) Web Services
2 10 (5.46%) .NET
2 10 (5.46%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.46%) HTML
2 10 (5.46%) Node.js
3 7 (3.83%) LAMP
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.09%) Memcached
5 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.55%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.29%) EMC VNX
3 11 (6.01%) Clustering
4 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.37%) Replication
5 6 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.28%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.19%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) Online Games
9 2 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.55%) CMDB
10 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 136 (74.32%) Windows
2 84 (45.90%) Windows Server
3 77 (42.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (36.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (34.97%) Linux
6 37 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (16.39%) Unix
8 18 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (8.20%) Solaris
10 9 (4.92%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.83%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.55%) VMS
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.03%) DevOps
2 27 (14.75%) ITIL
3 26 (14.21%) Migration
4 25 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (9.29%) Security Patching
7 15 (8.20%) Configuration Management
8 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.56%) Open Source
10 11 (6.01%) Change Management
10 11 (6.01%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (4.92%) Data Management
11 9 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.83%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.83%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.83%) Project Management
13 6 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.58%) PowerShell
2 32 (17.49%) Java
3 16 (8.74%) Python
4 13 (7.10%) VBScript
5 12 (6.56%) C++
5 12 (6.56%) Perl
6 11 (6.01%) SQL
7 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.46%) C#
8 8 (4.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.09%) C
9 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.10%) MCSE
4 10 (5.46%) Degree
4 10 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.37%) CCNA
5 8 (4.37%) MCITP
6 7 (3.83%) CCNP
7 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.73%) VCAP
9 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
9 2 (1.09%) MCSA
9 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) VCP5
9 2 (1.09%) VCP6
9 2 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.55%) CCIE
10 1 (0.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) SLA
2 8 (4.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.19%) COBIT
3 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 105 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 99 (54.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (22.95%) vSphere
4 30 (16.39%) XenApp
5 20 (10.93%) XenDesktop
6 19 (10.38%) Docker
7 11 (6.01%) NFS
7 11 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (4.37%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.83%) DFS Replication
10 7 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (2.19%) Terminal Services
13 4 (2.19%) XenServer
14 3 (1.64%) Firmware
14 3 (1.64%) MetaFrame
14 3 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (20.77%) SCCM
2 30 (16.39%) SCOM
3 27 (14.75%) NetBackup
3 27 (14.75%) Puppet
4 20 (10.93%) Nagios
5 17 (9.29%) FreeIPA
5 17 (9.29%) Icinga
6 13 (7.10%) SELinux
7 11 (6.01%) Backup Exec
8 10 (5.46%) Kubernetes
8 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (4.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 8 (4.37%) Zenoss
10 7 (3.83%) Capistrano
11 6 (3.28%) SCVMM
11 6 (3.28%) SnapVault
12 5 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (2.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 183 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (31.69%) HP
3 57 (31.15%) Microsoft
4 47 (25.68%) Citrix
5 40 (21.86%) Cisco
6 31 (16.94%) EMC
7 25 (13.66%) NetApp
8 23 (12.57%) Red Hat
9 21 (11.48%) Dell
10 20 (10.93%) Splunk
11 19 (10.38%) Symantec
12 13 (7.10%) IBM
12 13 (7.10%) Oracle
12 13 (7.10%) Veritas
13 10 (5.46%) Akamai
14 9 (4.92%) CheckPoint
15 8 (4.37%) SAP
16 7 (3.83%) SolarWinds
17 6 (3.28%) F5
17 6 (3.28%) Sun
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