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 1 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 350 341 339
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 91 92 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 4.01% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 51
Median daily rate £445 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £358 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
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
2416 2293 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.24% 9.78% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1537 1330
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 118 153
Median hourly rate £17.25 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +27 20 £467 +13.15%
Harrow - 5 £480 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 191 (100.00%) VMware
2 135 (70.68%) Windows
3 115 (60.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (51.31%) Active Directory
5 81 (42.41%) Linux
6 74 (38.74%) Windows Server
7 71 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (30.37%) DNS
9 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (28.80%) SAN
10 55 (28.80%) Firewall
11 51 (26.70%) Finance
12 49 (25.65%) MS Exchange
12 49 (25.65%) Java
13 47 (24.61%) Microsoft
13 47 (24.61%) DevOps
14 45 (23.56%) vSphere
14 45 (23.56%) Unix
15 43 (22.51%) HP
15 43 (22.51%) Citrix
16 40 (20.94%) Cisco
16 40 (20.94%) Puppet
16 40 (20.94%) SCCM
17 33 (17.28%) Tomcat
17 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (16.23%) Apache
18 31 (16.23%) LAN
18 31 (16.23%) WAN
18 31 (16.23%) PowerShell

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 49 (25.65%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.28%) Tomcat
3 31 (16.23%) Apache
4 27 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.76%) OpenStack
7 8 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.66%) IIS
9 5 (2.62%) JBoss
9 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.57%) Confluence
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.05%) FileNet
12 2 (1.05%) GemFire
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.24%) IaaS
3 7 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.37%) DNS
2 55 (28.80%) Firewall
2 55 (28.80%) SAN
3 31 (16.23%) LAN
3 31 (16.23%) WAN
4 23 (12.04%) DHCP
5 13 (6.81%) NAS
5 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.81%) VLAN
5 13 (6.81%) VPN
6 12 (6.28%) Wireless
7 10 (5.24%) Kerberos
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (4.71%) NetScaler
8 9 (4.71%) VoIP
9 8 (4.19%) IP Telephony
10 7 (3.66%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.14%) BIG-IP
11 6 (3.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.85%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.66%) MySQL
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.05%) IDOL
7 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.81%) Hudson
3 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.57%) GitLab
5 3 (1.57%) Subversion
5 3 (1.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 51 (26.70%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Games
3 7 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.62%) Legal
5 3 (1.57%) Front Office
5 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (10.47%) VMware Engineer
3 20 (10.47%) Windows Engineer
4 19 (9.95%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (9.42%) Architect
6 13 (6.81%) Active Directory Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Administrator
7 12 (6.28%) Server Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Analyst
8 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (5.24%) Operations Manager
8 10 (5.24%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (4.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) Web Services
2 17 (8.90%) Node.js
3 11 (5.76%) .NET
4 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.24%) HTML
4 10 (5.24%) LAMP
5 5 (2.62%) Middleware
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.05%) Memcached
7 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.33%) EMC VNX
3 12 (6.28%) Private Cloud
4 11 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.71%) Replication
6 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Clustering
7 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.09%) Online Games
7 4 (2.09%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.57%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.05%) Derivative
9 2 (1.05%) Equities
9 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (70.68%) Windows
2 81 (42.41%) Linux
3 74 (38.74%) Windows Server
4 71 (37.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (23.56%) Unix
7 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (8.90%) Solaris
9 13 (6.81%) Windows 7
10 10 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.09%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.57%) VMS
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.61%) DevOps
2 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (13.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (12.57%) Security Patching
5 22 (11.52%) Configuration Management
5 22 (11.52%) Migration
6 20 (10.47%) ITIL
7 18 (9.42%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.90%) Open Source
8 17 (8.90%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.19%) Project Management
11 7 (3.66%) API Development
11 7 (3.66%) Change Management
11 7 (3.66%) High Availability
11 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.66%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.66%) Server Building
12 6 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.65%) Java
2 31 (16.23%) PowerShell
3 22 (11.52%) Python
4 13 (6.81%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.81%) VBScript
5 12 (6.28%) C++
5 12 (6.28%) Ruby
6 11 (5.76%) Perl
6 11 (5.76%) SQL
7 10 (5.24%) C#
8 4 (2.09%) C
9 3 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.71%) MCSE
4 8 (4.19%) CCNA
4 8 (4.19%) MCITP
5 7 (3.66%) CCNP
6 6 (3.14%) Degree
6 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.05%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) CCA
9 1 (0.52%) CCIE
9 1 (0.52%) CCSE
9 1 (0.52%) CCSP
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.09%) COBIT
2 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 115 (60.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (51.31%) Active Directory
3 45 (23.56%) vSphere
4 30 (15.71%) XenApp
5 28 (14.66%) Docker
6 18 (9.42%) XenDesktop
7 15 (7.85%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (7.33%) NFS
9 9 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.19%) DFS Replication
10 8 (4.19%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (4.19%) VMware Server
11 5 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (2.09%) XenServer
13 3 (1.57%) Firmware
13 3 (1.57%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.57%) Xen
14 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (20.94%) Puppet
1 40 (20.94%) SCCM
2 29 (15.18%) Nagios
3 26 (13.61%) SCOM
4 25 (13.09%) Icinga
5 23 (12.04%) FreeIPA
6 18 (9.42%) SELinux
7 17 (8.90%) NetBackup
8 14 (7.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 13 (6.81%) Kubernetes
10 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (4.71%) Capistrano
12 8 (4.19%) Backup Exec
12 8 (4.19%) Control-M
13 7 (3.66%) vMotion
14 6 (3.14%) SCVMM
15 5 (2.62%) MIMEsweeper
15 5 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (2.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (2.62%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 191 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (24.61%) Microsoft
3 43 (22.51%) Citrix
3 43 (22.51%) HP
4 40 (20.94%) Cisco
5 26 (13.61%) EMC
6 23 (12.04%) Splunk
7 21 (10.99%) NetApp
8 18 (9.42%) CheckPoint
8 18 (9.42%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.33%) Oracle
10 13 (6.81%) Akamai
10 13 (6.81%) Dell
10 13 (6.81%) Symantec
11 11 (5.76%) F5
12 10 (5.24%) Avaya
13 8 (4.19%) IBM
14 7 (3.66%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds
15 6 (3.14%) SAP
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