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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 328 318 327
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 101 99 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 4.64% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 57
Median daily rate £450 £388 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £25.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +64.51%
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
2380 2132 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.79% 9.42% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1431 1252
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 154 156
Median hourly rate £17.94 £18.24 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +34 16 £475 +22.58% 3
Harrow - 6 £480 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 123 (69.49%) Windows
3 111 (62.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (46.89%) Linux
5 78 (44.07%) Active Directory
6 68 (38.42%) Windows Server
7 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (29.94%) vSphere
8 53 (29.94%) DNS
9 51 (28.81%) Unix
9 51 (28.81%) Java
9 51 (28.81%) Firewall
9 51 (28.81%) DevOps
10 47 (26.55%) SAN
11 44 (24.86%) Finance
11 44 (24.86%) Puppet
12 43 (24.29%) Cisco
13 42 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (22.60%) Microsoft
15 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
15 38 (21.47%) Tomcat
16 36 (20.34%) Apache
16 36 (20.34%) HP
17 35 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (16.95%) Nagios
18 30 (16.95%) Docker
18 30 (16.95%) SCCM
19 29 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (16.38%) Icinga
19 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003

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 38 (21.47%) MS Exchange
1 38 (21.47%) Tomcat
2 36 (20.34%) Apache
3 19 (10.73%) Node.js
4 18 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (7.34%) OpenStack
6 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.82%) IIS
8 5 (2.82%) JBoss
8 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.13%) FileNet
10 2 (1.13%) GemFire
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) MS Office
2 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.78%) IaaS
3 6 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.13%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.94%) DNS
2 51 (28.81%) Firewall
3 47 (26.55%) SAN
4 19 (10.73%) DHCP
4 19 (10.73%) LAN
4 19 (10.73%) WAN
5 14 (7.91%) NAS
6 12 (6.78%) VPN
7 10 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (5.65%) Wireless
8 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.52%) SSL
9 8 (4.52%) VoIP
10 7 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (3.95%) LDAP
10 7 (3.95%) VLAN
11 6 (3.39%) BGP
11 6 (3.39%) BIG-IP
11 6 (3.39%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.60%) MongoDB
2 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.26%) MySQL
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.13%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.13%) IDOL
8 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.47%) Hudson
3 11 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 44 (24.86%) Finance
2 16 (9.04%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.82%) Games
4 5 (2.82%) Legal
5 3 (1.69%) Front Office
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.13%) Electronics
6 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (23.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (9.60%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (9.04%) Architect
6 13 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (6.78%) Administrator
7 12 (6.78%) Analyst
7 12 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Support
8 11 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.65%) Active Directory Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Operations Manager
9 10 (5.65%) Server Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.43%) Web Services
2 10 (5.65%) LAMP
3 7 (3.95%) .NET
4 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.39%) HTML
5 5 (2.82%) Middleware
5 5 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.13%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.13%) Memcached
7 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.34%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.65%) EMC VNX
3 10 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.26%) Clustering
4 4 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.26%) Online Games
4 4 (2.26%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.69%) Replication
6 2 (1.13%) Derivative
6 2 (1.13%) Equities
6 2 (1.13%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.13%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (69.49%) Windows
2 83 (46.89%) Linux
3 68 (38.42%) Windows Server
4 56 (31.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (28.81%) Unix
6 42 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (9.60%) Solaris
9 8 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.69%) VMS
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.81%) DevOps
2 35 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (15.82%) Security Patching
5 24 (13.56%) Configuration Management
5 24 (13.56%) Mentoring
6 23 (12.99%) ITIL
7 15 (8.47%) Open Source
8 13 (7.34%) Migration
9 12 (6.78%) Project Management
10 11 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (6.21%) High Availability
11 9 (5.08%) API Development
11 9 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (3.95%) Change Management
12 7 (3.95%) Server Building
13 6 (3.39%) People Management
13 6 (3.39%) Problem Management
14 5 (2.82%) Identity Management
15 4 (2.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.81%) Java
2 24 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 20 (11.30%) Python
4 12 (6.78%) Ruby
5 10 (5.65%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.65%) SQL
6 9 (5.08%) VBScript
7 8 (4.52%) C++
8 7 (3.95%) Perl
9 6 (3.39%) C#
10 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.26%) C
11 4 (2.26%) VB
12 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.21%) CCNA
3 7 (3.95%) Degree
3 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.39%) CCNP
5 5 (2.82%) MCITP
5 5 (2.82%) MCSE
5 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.13%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) CCA
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CCSE
8 1 (0.56%) CCSP
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCTS
8 1 (0.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) COBIT
1 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 111 (62.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (44.07%) Active Directory
3 53 (29.94%) vSphere
4 30 (16.95%) Docker
5 19 (10.73%) NFS
6 16 (9.04%) XenApp
7 9 (5.08%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.26%) Samba
9 4 (2.26%) XenServer
10 3 (1.69%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.13%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.13%) Firmware
11 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.13%) KVM
11 2 (1.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (24.86%) Puppet
2 30 (16.95%) Nagios
2 30 (16.95%) SCCM
3 29 (16.38%) Icinga
4 26 (14.69%) FreeIPA
5 21 (11.86%) SELinux
6 17 (9.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 16 (9.04%) NetBackup
8 14 (7.91%) SCOM
9 13 (7.34%) Kubernetes
10 10 (5.65%) Capistrano
11 8 (4.52%) Control-M
12 7 (3.95%) Backup Exec
12 7 (3.95%) vMotion
13 6 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (2.82%) MIMEsweeper
14 5 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (2.82%) Oracle Identity Management
15 4 (2.26%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (24.29%) Cisco
3 40 (22.60%) Microsoft
4 36 (20.34%) HP
5 27 (15.25%) Citrix
6 24 (13.56%) EMC
7 23 (12.99%) Splunk
8 21 (11.86%) CheckPoint
9 18 (10.17%) NetApp
10 15 (8.47%) Oracle
11 14 (7.91%) F5
12 13 (7.34%) Akamai
12 13 (7.34%) Red Hat
13 12 (6.78%) Dell
13 12 (6.78%) Symantec
14 11 (6.21%) Avaya
15 8 (4.52%) SAP
16 7 (3.95%) IBM
17 6 (3.39%) Nokia
18 5 (2.82%) CA
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