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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / London
Rank 336 338 339
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 66 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.97% 3.71% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 52
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £299 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £535 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +5.18%

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
2222 2073 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.49% 9.67% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 1395 1331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 94 113
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.94% -13.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.25 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -8 8 £525 +16.66% 1
Croydon - 8 £468 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £600 +14.28%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 144 (100.00%) VMware
2 101 (70.14%) Windows
3 96 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (40.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (39.58%) SAN
6 52 (36.11%) Windows Server
7 50 (34.72%) Finance
8 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
9 48 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 46 (31.94%) DNS
11 43 (29.86%) EMC
12 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 39 (27.08%) Linux
14 38 (26.39%) HP
14 38 (26.39%) Citrix
14 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (20.14%) Red Hat
17 29 (20.14%) Firewall
18 28 (19.44%) Data Centre
19 27 (18.75%) Migration
20 26 (18.06%) 3PAR
21 25 (17.36%) VMware ESXi
21 25 (17.36%) Cisco
22 24 (16.67%) DevOps
23 22 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
23 22 (15.28%) ITIL
24 21 (14.58%) SCCM
24 21 (14.58%) Puppet

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 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) IIS
3 9 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) Apache
5 4 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.78%) Confluence
5 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.39%) JBoss
7 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.56%) Office 365
5 4 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (2.78%) Heroku
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.39%) GitHub
7 2 (1.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.58%) SAN
2 46 (31.94%) DNS
3 29 (20.14%) Firewall
4 19 (13.19%) NAS
5 16 (11.11%) DHCP
6 15 (10.42%) LDAP
7 12 (8.33%) LAN
7 12 (8.33%) WAN
8 10 (6.94%) VSAN
9 9 (6.25%) Internet
9 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.86%) DMZ
10 7 (4.86%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.17%) Skype
12 5 (3.47%) VoIP
13 4 (2.78%) SNMP
13 4 (2.78%) VPN
13 4 (2.78%) Wireless
14 3 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.78%) GitLab
2 4 (2.78%) Subversion
2 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (34.72%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Back Office
5 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.89%) VMware Engineer
3 18 (12.50%) Administrator
3 18 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Architect
5 14 (9.72%) Consultant
6 13 (9.03%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
8 11 (7.64%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (7.64%) PowerShell Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) Web Services
2 4 (2.78%) LAMP
2 4 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (2.78%) SAML
3 2 (1.39%) Middleware
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.69%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.19%) EMC VNX
3 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) Clustering
7 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.78%) Spread Betting
8 3 (2.08%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.08%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.39%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.39%) Replication
9 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.69%) NHS
10 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 101 (70.14%) Windows
2 58 (40.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (36.11%) Windows Server
4 39 (27.08%) Linux
5 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (11.81%) Unix
8 14 (9.72%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.64%) CentOS
9 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (5.56%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.17%) Windows 10
12 5 (3.47%) Solaris
13 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.39%) AIX
15 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.75%) Migration
2 24 (16.67%) DevOps
3 22 (15.28%) ITIL
4 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (9.03%) Data Migration
8 12 (8.33%) Change Control
9 10 (6.94%) High Availability
9 10 (6.94%) Service Management
10 9 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.56%) Change Management
11 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
12 6 (4.17%) Investment Management
12 6 (4.17%) Server Building
12 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.47%) Application Discovery
13 5 (3.47%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 10 (6.94%) Python
4 6 (4.17%) Perl
5 4 (2.78%) Ruby
6 3 (2.08%) VB
7 2 (1.39%) Korn
7 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.39%) SQL
7 2 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (9.03%) Degree
2 13 (9.03%) MCSE
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.78%) VCAP
7 3 (2.08%) CCNP
7 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.39%) CCNA
8 2 (1.39%) CISM
8 2 (1.39%) CISSP
8 2 (1.39%) VCP5
8 2 (1.39%) VCP6
9 1 (0.69%) RHCE
9 1 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
3 25 (17.36%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (13.19%) vSphere
5 15 (10.42%) XenApp
6 13 (9.03%) KVM
7 10 (6.94%) GPFS
8 7 (4.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
9 6 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.17%) vCloud
10 5 (3.47%) DFS Replication
11 4 (2.78%) NFS
11 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.78%) XenDesktop
12 3 (2.08%) Firmware
13 2 (1.39%) Docker
13 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (14.58%) Puppet
2 21 (14.58%) SCCM
3 12 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 11 (7.64%) Nagios
4 11 (7.64%) vMotion
5 8 (5.56%) logstash
5 8 (5.56%) vRealize
5 8 (5.56%) WMI
5 8 (5.56%) yum
6 7 (4.86%) Ansible
7 6 (4.17%) SCOM
8 5 (3.47%) Terraform
8 5 (3.47%) WSUS
9 4 (2.78%) BladeLogic
9 4 (2.78%) Cacti
9 4 (2.78%) Ganglia
9 4 (2.78%) Hyperic
9 4 (2.78%) Kibana
9 4 (2.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (29.86%) EMC
3 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 38 (26.39%) Citrix
4 38 (26.39%) HP
5 29 (20.14%) Red Hat
6 26 (18.06%) 3PAR
7 25 (17.36%) Cisco
8 14 (9.72%) IBM
9 13 (9.03%) CommVault
10 10 (6.94%) Isilon
11 9 (6.25%) Dell
11 9 (6.25%) NetApp
12 7 (4.86%) Intel
12 7 (4.86%) Intel Security
12 7 (4.86%) Symantec
13 6 (4.17%) Veeam
14 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
14 5 (3.47%) Veritas
15 4 (2.78%) Blue Coat
London
Experis Ltd
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