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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 311 259 248
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 88 164 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 7.51% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 79
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
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
1958 2183 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.09% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1365 1004
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 122 211
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London -28 11 £475 +15.15% 5
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX.

1 214 (99.07%) VMware
2 170 (78.70%) Windows
3 134 (62.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (56.02%) Active Directory
5 93 (43.06%) Citrix
6 85 (39.35%) Microsoft
7 84 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (33.80%) Linux
9 66 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 63 (29.17%) SAN
11 62 (28.70%) DNS
12 61 (28.24%) SQL Server
12 61 (28.24%) Finance
13 55 (25.46%) MS Exchange
14 53 (24.54%) HP
14 53 (24.54%) vSphere
15 51 (23.61%) Clustering
16 49 (22.69%) NetApp
17 46 (21.30%) XenApp
18 45 (20.83%) PowerShell
19 44 (20.37%) Firewall
20 42 (19.44%) DHCP
20 42 (19.44%) Cisco
21 38 (17.59%) UNIX
22 36 (16.67%) Oracle
23 35 (16.20%) Disaster Recovery
24 34 (15.74%) IBM
24 34 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
25 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
26 32 (14.81%) SCCM

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware ESX 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 ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (25.46%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (9.72%) WebLogic
4 18 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 15 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (6.48%) IIS
8 11 (5.09%) Apache
9 9 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.78%) NetWeaver
12 5 (2.31%) JBoss
13 2 (0.93%) Lync
13 2 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.85%) SaaS
4 3 (1.39%) Office 365
5 2 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (29.17%) SAN
2 62 (28.70%) DNS
3 44 (20.37%) Firewall
4 42 (19.44%) DHCP
5 25 (11.57%) TCP/IP
6 20 (9.26%) WAN
7 17 (7.87%) NAS
8 15 (6.94%) iSCSI
9 12 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (5.56%) VPN
10 11 (5.09%) LAN
11 9 (4.17%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.70%) VLAN
12 8 (3.70%) Network Security
13 6 (2.78%) SSL
14 5 (2.31%) BIG-IP
15 4 (1.85%) FTP
16 3 (1.39%) VoIP
16 3 (1.39%) SMTP
16 3 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.94%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (5.56%) MySQL
5 8 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.31%) SAP HANA
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MSI
2 6 (2.78%) JIRA
3 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (28.24%) Finance
2 25 (11.57%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.31%) Front Office
6 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.39%) Retail
7 3 (1.39%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (12.04%) Analyst
2 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (7.87%) Architect
4 14 (6.48%) Administrator
4 14 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (6.48%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (6.48%) VMware Engineer
4 14 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (4.63%) Server Engineer
6 10 (4.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 8 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (3.70%) Consultant
7 8 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (3.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (3.24%) Wintel Administrator
8 7 (3.24%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 6 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.65%) Middleware
2 15 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (3.24%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.78%) LAMP
5 4 (1.85%) Web Services
6 3 (1.39%) .NET
7 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.61%) Clustering
2 23 (10.65%) Replication
3 18 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.17%) HACMP
5 7 (3.24%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.85%) Wiki
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.39%) Open Source
9 2 (0.93%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.93%) AS400
9 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.46%) FMCG
10 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.46%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 170 (78.70%) Windows
2 84 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (33.80%) Linux
4 66 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (17.59%) UNIX
6 33 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (6.48%) Windows 7
9 12 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.09%) Windows XP
10 11 (5.09%) AIX
11 8 (3.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.24%) Solaris
13 6 (2.78%) SUSE
14 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.93%) CentOS
15 1 (0.46%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (13.43%) High Availability
3 26 (12.04%) DevOps
3 26 (12.04%) ITIL
4 17 (7.87%) Capacity Management
5 16 (7.41%) Migration
6 15 (6.94%) SOA
7 13 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.09%) Service Management
10 10 (4.63%) Performance Testing
11 9 (4.17%) Change Control
11 9 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (3.70%) Change Management
13 7 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (3.24%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.96%) SQL
3 23 (10.65%) Perl
4 22 (10.19%) Python
5 20 (9.26%) VB
6 19 (8.80%) Ruby
7 17 (7.87%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.48%) VBScript
9 12 (5.56%) Java
10 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.39%) C#
11 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.33%) MCSE
3 13 (6.02%) MCITP
4 12 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (5.09%) Degree
5 11 (5.09%) CCNA
5 11 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.17%) RHCE
7 6 (2.78%) RHCT
8 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.31%) MCP
8 5 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.85%) CCEA
9 4 (1.85%) ISEB
9 4 (1.85%) MCSA
9 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.39%) CCNP
10 3 (1.39%) NCDA
10 3 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (62.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 121 (56.02%) Active Directory
3 53 (24.54%) vSphere
4 46 (21.30%) XenApp
5 23 (10.65%) XenDesktop
6 21 (9.72%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (8.80%) vCloud
8 18 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (5.56%) Hyper-V
9 12 (5.56%) NFS
10 10 (4.63%) Terminal Services
11 9 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (4.17%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.85%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.93%) Xen
14 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (14.81%) SCCM
2 21 (9.72%) Puppet
3 20 (9.26%) Backup Exec
4 19 (8.80%) SELinux
5 18 (8.33%) NetBackup
6 16 (7.41%) SCOM
7 11 (5.09%) HP SIM
8 10 (4.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 10 (4.63%) MIMEsweeper
8 10 (4.63%) MAILsweeper
9 9 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (3.70%) BladeLogic
11 7 (3.24%) WSUS
11 7 (3.24%) Control-M
12 6 (2.78%) WMI
12 6 (2.78%) EdgeSight
13 5 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (1.85%) Nagios
14 4 (1.85%) ARCserve
14 4 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 214 (99.07%) VMware
2 93 (43.06%) Citrix
3 85 (39.35%) Microsoft
4 53 (24.54%) HP
5 49 (22.69%) NetApp
6 42 (19.44%) Cisco
7 36 (16.67%) Oracle
8 34 (15.74%) IBM
9 27 (12.50%) EMC
9 27 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 17 (7.87%) Symantec
11 16 (7.41%) Dell
12 14 (6.48%) BMC
13 11 (5.09%) SAP
14 10 (4.63%) F5
15 8 (3.70%) Business Objects
16 7 (3.24%) Veeam
16 7 (3.24%) 3PAR
17 6 (2.78%) Juniper
17 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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