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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 353 344 320
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 83 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 3.69% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 55 76
Median daily rate £433 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £559 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
2683 2169 2176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.56% 9.60% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1839 1525 1403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 105 159
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -4 15 £428 -3.66% 1
Harrow - 4 £495 -
Croydon - 2 £453 -
Lewisham - 2 £338 -
Feltham - 1 £490 -
Westminster - 1 £650 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 121 (72.89%) Windows
3 91 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 78 (46.99%) SAN
5 78 (46.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (45.18%) Windows Server
7 67 (40.36%) HP
8 61 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (32.53%) Microsoft
10 52 (31.33%) DNS
10 52 (31.33%) EMC
10 52 (31.33%) Citrix
10 52 (31.33%) Finance
11 43 (25.90%) Linux
12 41 (24.70%) PowerShell
13 40 (24.10%) Cisco
14 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (22.29%) MS Exchange
15 37 (22.29%) SCCM
16 35 (21.08%) XenApp
17 33 (19.88%) Migration
18 32 (19.28%) Red Hat
19 28 (16.87%) Firewall
20 26 (15.66%) DHCP
20 26 (15.66%) EMC VNX
20 26 (15.66%) Data Centre
21 24 (14.46%) vSphere
22 23 (13.86%) 3PAR
22 23 (13.86%) NetApp

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 37 (22.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.43%) IIS
4 12 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (5.42%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.82%) Apache
6 8 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.22%) Confluence
7 7 (4.22%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.23%) Office 365
4 7 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) G Suite
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (46.99%) SAN
2 52 (31.33%) DNS
3 28 (16.87%) Firewall
4 26 (15.66%) DHCP
5 18 (10.84%) NetScaler
6 17 (10.24%) LAN
6 17 (10.24%) NAS
6 17 (10.24%) WAN
7 16 (9.64%) TCP/IP
8 14 (8.43%) iSCSI
9 13 (7.83%) VPN
10 11 (6.63%) VLAN
11 9 (5.42%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (5.42%) Internet
12 8 (4.82%) LDAP
13 7 (4.22%) DMZ
13 7 (4.22%) IP Telephony
13 7 (4.22%) SNMP
14 6 (3.61%) FCoE
14 6 (3.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) MySQL
3 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.22%) GitLab
2 7 (4.22%) Subversion
2 7 (4.22%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (31.33%) Finance
2 15 (9.04%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Advertising
4 5 (3.01%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Games
5 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (26.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Administrator
3 25 (15.06%) VMware Engineer
4 19 (11.45%) Architect
5 17 (10.24%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (9.64%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (8.43%) Storage Engineer
8 13 (7.83%) VMWare Administrator
9 12 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Windows Administrator
10 9 (5.42%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Consultant
10 9 (5.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.82%) Applications Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) PowerShell Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Server Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
13 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Web Services
2 4 (2.41%) .NET
2 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.41%) HTML
2 4 (2.41%) LAMP
2 4 (2.41%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.60%) Java RMI
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Data Centre
1 26 (15.66%) EMC VNX
2 11 (6.63%) Clustering
3 7 (4.22%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (3.61%) Replication
5 5 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.81%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.81%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.81%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 121 (72.89%) Windows
2 78 (46.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 75 (45.18%) Windows Server
4 61 (36.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (25.90%) Linux
6 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (9.04%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.63%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.82%) Unix
11 5 (3.01%) Solaris
12 4 (2.41%) CentOS
12 4 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.20%) AIX
13 2 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.88%) Migration
2 22 (13.25%) ITIL
3 19 (11.45%) DevOps
4 18 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.02%) Change Control
7 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.42%) Time Management
8 9 (5.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (4.82%) Application Discovery
9 8 (4.82%) Capacity Management
9 8 (4.82%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.82%) High Availability
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.82%) Open Source
9 8 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.22%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.61%) Data Management
11 6 (3.61%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.70%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.43%) Bash Shell
3 12 (7.23%) Perl
4 8 (4.82%) Python
5 7 (4.22%) Ruby
6 4 (2.41%) C#
6 4 (2.41%) C++
6 4 (2.41%) Java
6 4 (2.41%) VBScript
7 2 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (7.23%) MCSE
2 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.42%) Degree
5 8 (4.82%) VCAP
6 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.41%) VCP5
8 4 (2.41%) VCP6
9 3 (1.81%) CCNP
9 3 (1.81%) MCITP
9 3 (1.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.20%) CCNA
10 2 (1.20%) CISM
10 2 (1.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 91 (54.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (21.08%) XenApp
4 24 (14.46%) vSphere
5 18 (10.84%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (10.84%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.63%) DFS Replication
6 11 (6.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (4.82%) GPFS
8 7 (4.22%) NFS
8 7 (4.22%) VMware Server
9 6 (3.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.81%) KVM
11 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.81%) Xen
12 2 (1.20%) Firmware
12 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (22.29%) SCCM
2 23 (13.86%) SCOM
3 18 (10.84%) NetBackup
4 16 (9.64%) Puppet
5 11 (6.63%) Zenoss
6 9 (5.42%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.82%) Nagios
7 8 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (4.82%) Terraform
7 8 (4.82%) WSUS
8 7 (4.22%) Kibana
8 7 (4.22%) logstash
9 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (3.61%) SCVMM
10 5 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (3.01%) Simpana
10 5 (3.01%) vRealize
11 4 (2.41%) HAProxy
11 4 (2.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (40.36%) HP
3 54 (32.53%) Microsoft
4 52 (31.33%) Citrix
4 52 (31.33%) EMC
5 40 (24.10%) Cisco
6 32 (19.28%) Red Hat
7 23 (13.86%) 3PAR
7 23 (13.86%) NetApp
8 21 (12.65%) IBM
9 18 (10.84%) Dell
10 17 (10.24%) Symantec
11 16 (9.64%) Veritas
12 12 (7.23%) CommVault
13 10 (6.02%) Veeam
14 8 (4.82%) Isilon
15 6 (3.61%) Bloomberg
15 6 (3.61%) Blue Coat
15 6 (3.61%) Reuters
15 6 (3.61%) SolarWinds
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