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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / London
Rank 330 343 325
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 73 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.11% 3.50% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 64
Median daily rate £483 £459 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -

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
2346 2083 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.92% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1428 1280
Median daily rate £450 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -9 9 £438 -6.66% 2
Croydon - 6 £465 -
Harrow - 3 £495 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £600 -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) VMware
2 115 (74.68%) Windows
3 93 (60.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (44.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (44.16%) SAN
6 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
6 65 (42.21%) Windows Server
7 53 (34.42%) Finance
8 52 (33.77%) HP
8 52 (33.77%) Microsoft
9 51 (33.12%) DNS
10 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (29.87%) PowerShell
12 44 (28.57%) EMC
13 43 (27.92%) Citrix
14 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (22.73%) Linux
16 33 (21.43%) Cisco
17 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
18 27 (17.53%) Migration
18 27 (17.53%) Firewall
18 27 (17.53%) MS Exchange
18 27 (17.53%) SCCM
19 26 (16.88%) Red Hat
19 26 (16.88%) 3PAR
20 25 (16.23%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (16.23%) Data Centre
20 25 (16.23%) ITIL
21 24 (15.58%) DHCP
21 24 (15.58%) NAS

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 27 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.34%) IIS
3 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.49%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.60%) Apache
7 4 (2.60%) Confluence
8 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.30%) JBoss
9 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (11.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (6.49%) Office 365
5 3 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.95%) Heroku
5 3 (1.95%) PaaS
6 2 (1.30%) GitHub
6 2 (1.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (44.16%) SAN
2 51 (33.12%) DNS
3 27 (17.53%) Firewall
4 24 (15.58%) DHCP
4 24 (15.58%) NAS
5 13 (8.44%) LAN
5 13 (8.44%) LDAP
5 13 (8.44%) WAN
6 12 (7.79%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 10 (6.49%) VSAN
9 9 (5.84%) NetScaler
9 9 (5.84%) VPN
10 8 (5.19%) Internet
11 7 (4.55%) DMZ
11 7 (4.55%) Skype
12 6 (3.90%) FCoE
13 5 (3.25%) IP Telephony
13 5 (3.25%) VoIP
13 5 (3.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) MySQL
3 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.60%) GitLab
2 4 (2.60%) Subversion
2 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (34.42%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Advertising
3 6 (3.90%) Back Office
3 6 (3.90%) Legal
4 4 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Administrator
3 22 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) Architect
5 19 (12.34%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (9.74%) VMWare Administrator
8 13 (8.44%) Storage Engineer
9 12 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Consultant
10 11 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
11 10 (6.49%) Analyst
11 10 (6.49%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (6.49%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (5.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Web Services
2 4 (2.60%) LAMP
2 4 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.95%) SAML
4 2 (1.30%) Middleware
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.34%) EMC VNX
3 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.84%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.25%) Clustering
7 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.95%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.95%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.30%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 115 (74.68%) Windows
2 69 (44.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 65 (42.21%) Windows Server
4 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (22.73%) Linux
7 14 (9.09%) Unix
8 13 (8.44%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.19%) CentOS
11 7 (4.55%) Solaris
11 7 (4.55%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.90%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.30%) AIX
14 2 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.53%) Migration
2 25 (16.23%) ITIL
3 21 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (13.64%) DevOps
4 18 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.79%) Data Migration
7 11 (7.14%) Change Control
7 11 (7.14%) Change Management
7 11 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.49%) High Availability
9 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.84%) Service Management
10 8 (5.19%) Capacity Management
11 7 (4.55%) Patch Management
12 6 (3.90%) Data Management
12 6 (3.90%) Investment Management
12 6 (3.90%) Open Source
13 5 (3.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.87%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.44%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.84%) Python
4 6 (3.90%) Perl
5 4 (2.60%) Ruby
6 2 (1.30%) SQL
6 2 (1.30%) VB
6 2 (1.30%) VBScript
7 1 (0.65%) Korn
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (9.74%) MCSE
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.44%) Degree
4 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.19%) VCAP
7 5 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.60%) CCNP
8 4 (2.60%) VCP5
8 4 (2.60%) VCP6
9 3 (1.95%) CCNA
9 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.30%) CISM
10 2 (1.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 93 (60.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (42.21%) Active Directory
3 25 (16.23%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (12.99%) vSphere
5 17 (11.04%) XenApp
6 11 (7.14%) KVM
7 10 (6.49%) GPFS
8 7 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.55%) NFS
9 6 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (3.90%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.25%) DFS Replication
10 5 (3.25%) Hyper-V
11 4 (2.60%) Firmware
11 4 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.95%) vCloud
13 2 (1.30%) Docker
13 2 (1.30%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (17.53%) SCCM
2 21 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (11.69%) NetBackup
4 16 (10.39%) Puppet
5 10 (6.49%) SCOM
5 10 (6.49%) vMotion
6 9 (5.84%) Nagios
7 8 (5.19%) WMI
8 7 (4.55%) Ansible
8 7 (4.55%) logstash
8 7 (4.55%) WSUS
9 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.90%) vRealize
9 6 (3.90%) yum
10 5 (3.25%) Backup Exec
10 5 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (3.25%) Terraform
11 4 (2.60%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.60%) Kibana
11 4 (2.60%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 154 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (33.77%) HP
2 52 (33.77%) Microsoft
3 44 (28.57%) EMC
4 43 (27.92%) Citrix
5 33 (21.43%) Cisco
6 26 (16.88%) 3PAR
6 26 (16.88%) Red Hat
7 16 (10.39%) IBM
8 13 (8.44%) CommVault
8 13 (8.44%) Dell
9 12 (7.79%) NetApp
9 12 (7.79%) Symantec
9 12 (7.79%) Veritas
10 10 (6.49%) Intel Security
10 10 (6.49%) Isilon
11 7 (4.55%) Oracle
12 6 (3.90%) Intel
12 6 (3.90%) Veeam
13 5 (3.25%) Blue Coat
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago