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 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 302 330 268
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -62
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 99 82 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 4.92% 4.35% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 96
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
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
2012 1884 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.14% 8.37% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1189 960
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 145 143
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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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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 +6 21 £388 +24.00% 8
Croydon -2 14 £350 -18.60%
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 139 (82.25%) Windows
3 103 (60.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 77 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (44.97%) Microsoft
7 72 (42.60%) Finance
8 66 (39.05%) Citrix
9 56 (33.14%) SAN
10 54 (31.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (30.77%) DNS
12 50 (29.59%) MS Exchange
12 50 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (24.26%) Linux
14 38 (22.49%) HP
15 37 (21.89%) PowerShell
15 37 (21.89%) vSphere
16 36 (21.30%) NetApp
17 35 (20.71%) Migration
18 34 (20.12%) Cisco
19 33 (19.53%) DHCP
20 31 (18.34%) SCCM
21 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
22 28 (16.57%) TCP/IP
23 26 (15.38%) Data Centre
24 25 (14.79%) Windows 7
25 24 (14.20%) IIS
26 22 (13.02%) ITIL
26 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
26 22 (13.02%) NAS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 50 (29.59%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.20%) IIS
3 22 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.47%) SharePoint
5 14 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (6.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (5.33%) Lync
9 8 (4.73%) Apache
9 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
10 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (2.37%) Node.js
13 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) IaaS
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (33.14%) SAN
2 52 (30.77%) DNS
3 33 (19.53%) DHCP
4 28 (16.57%) TCP/IP
5 22 (13.02%) NAS
6 20 (11.83%) Firewall
7 17 (10.06%) LAN
7 17 (10.06%) WAN
8 13 (7.69%) iSCSI
9 12 (7.10%) VPN
10 8 (4.73%) VoIP
11 7 (4.14%) BIG-IP
12 5 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (2.37%) SSL
14 3 (1.78%) OpenFlow
14 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.78%) Network Security
14 3 (1.78%) Internet
15 2 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.37%) JIRA
3 4 (2.37%) Hudson
4 3 (1.78%) FishEye
4 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.78%) MSI
4 3 (1.78%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (42.60%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Banking
3 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.37%) Back Office
4 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.78%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Billing
5 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (11.83%) Administrator
3 17 (10.06%) Analyst
4 15 (8.88%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (8.88%) Server Engineer
5 14 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.92%) Architect
7 9 (5.33%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Consultant
10 6 (3.55%) Server Support
10 6 (3.55%) IT Support
10 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) Web Services
2 3 (1.78%) XML
3 2 (1.18%) Middleware
3 2 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.59%) .NET
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.43%) Clustering
3 8 (4.73%) Replication
4 7 (4.14%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.14%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.37%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.37%) CMDB
7 3 (1.78%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) Celerra
8 2 (1.18%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.18%) AS400
8 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.59%) BYOD
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 139 (82.25%) Windows
2 77 (45.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (31.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (29.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (24.26%) Linux
6 25 (14.79%) Windows 7
7 18 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (10.06%) UNIX
9 11 (6.51%) Windows XP
10 9 (5.33%) AIX
11 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.78%) SUSE
12 3 (1.78%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Migration
2 22 (13.02%) ITIL
3 19 (11.24%) Configuration Management
4 14 (8.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.10%) Workflow
6 12 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.51%) DevOps
8 10 (5.92%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (4.73%) Change Management
10 8 (4.73%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.55%) Workflow Management
12 6 (3.55%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.55%) Security Patching
13 4 (2.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.89%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.43%) SQL
3 10 (5.92%) Java
4 8 (4.73%) VBScript
5 7 (4.14%) VB
6 6 (3.55%) Python
6 6 (3.55%) Perl
6 6 (3.55%) C
6 6 (3.55%) Ruby
7 2 (1.18%) R
7 2 (1.18%) Go
8 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.88%) MCSE
3 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.73%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.14%) MCSA
6 6 (3.55%) MCP
6 6 (3.55%) MCITP
7 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.37%) MCSM
9 3 (1.78%) Degree
9 3 (1.78%) CCNP
9 3 (1.78%) CCNA
10 2 (1.18%) CCIE
10 2 (1.18%) RHCE
10 2 (1.18%) LPIC
10 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
10 2 (1.18%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (60.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 37 (21.89%) vSphere
4 22 (13.02%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (12.43%) XenApp
6 17 (10.06%) Hyper-V
6 17 (10.06%) NFS
7 13 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (3.55%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (3.55%) Docker
10 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.78%) vCloud
11 3 (1.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.78%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.18%) Xen
12 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) SCCM
2 10 (5.92%) Puppet
2 10 (5.92%) vMotion
3 9 (5.33%) BladeLogic
4 8 (4.73%) Nagios
4 8 (4.73%) Icinga
5 6 (3.55%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.55%) SCOM
5 6 (3.55%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.55%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.96%) WSUS
7 4 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.37%) Capistrano
7 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.37%) SELinux
7 4 (2.37%) FreeIPA
7 4 (2.37%) Opsview
8 3 (1.78%) Ansible
8 3 (1.78%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.78%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 66 (39.05%) Citrix
4 38 (22.49%) HP
5 36 (21.30%) NetApp
6 34 (20.12%) Cisco
7 20 (11.83%) 3PAR
8 18 (10.65%) Oracle
8 18 (10.65%) IBM
9 15 (8.88%) Red Hat
10 14 (8.28%) EMC
11 12 (7.10%) F5
12 10 (5.92%) Brocade
13 8 (4.73%) BMC
13 8 (4.73%) Symantec
14 6 (3.55%) Sybase
15 5 (2.96%) Juniper
15 5 (2.96%) Dell
16 4 (2.37%) Intel
16 4 (2.37%) Hyperion
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