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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 329 331 265
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -66
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 77 80 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 4.15% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 88
Average daily rate £455 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £95.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 - £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 - £159.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
1998 1930 1847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.40% 9.20% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1265 1110
Average daily rate £425 £410 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £194 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 114 114
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +51 12 £475 +22.58% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £490 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 152 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (57.24%) Windows
4 85 (55.92%) Linux
5 54 (35.53%) Active Directory
6 53 (34.87%) Unix
7 52 (34.21%) Puppet
8 48 (31.58%) DNS
9 46 (30.26%) DevOps
10 45 (29.61%) Java
11 40 (26.32%) SAN
12 38 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 38 (25.00%) Finance
12 38 (25.00%) vSphere
13 37 (24.34%) Apache
14 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
14 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (21.05%) Windows Server
16 31 (20.39%) Firewall
16 31 (20.39%) Nagios
17 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (18.42%) Citrix
19 27 (17.76%) Icinga
19 27 (17.76%) Data Centre
20 23 (15.13%) SCCM
20 23 (15.13%) DHCP
21 22 (14.47%) Cisco
21 22 (14.47%) MS Exchange
21 22 (14.47%) EMC
21 22 (14.47%) NetApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 38 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 37 (24.34%) Apache
3 22 (14.47%) MS Exchange
4 16 (10.53%) OpenStack
5 15 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (8.55%) Node.js
7 9 (5.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (5.26%) JBoss
9 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.97%) IIS
11 3 (1.97%) NetWeaver
12 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Office
2 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.24%) IaaS
3 10 (6.58%) Office 365
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.32%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (31.58%) DNS
2 40 (26.32%) SAN
3 31 (20.39%) Firewall
4 23 (15.13%) DHCP
5 19 (12.50%) LAN
6 16 (10.53%) VPN
7 14 (9.21%) WAN
8 13 (8.55%) NAS
9 11 (7.24%) SSL
9 11 (7.24%) VLAN
10 10 (6.58%) LDAP
11 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.26%) DMZ
12 8 (5.26%) iSCSI
12 8 (5.26%) NetScaler
13 7 (4.61%) Internet
14 6 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (3.95%) WLAN
15 5 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (3.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.63%) MySQL
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.97%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.97%) Sybase IQ
5 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.53%) Hudson
4 6 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.97%) Front Office
4 3 (1.97%) Games
4 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (27.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (13.82%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (9.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 15 (9.87%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.21%) Administrator
7 13 (8.55%) Operations Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) Architect
8 12 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.61%) Consultant
13 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.53%) Web Services
2 5 (3.29%) J2EE
2 5 (3.29%) Middleware
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.97%) LAMP
5 2 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.66%) .NET
6 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.24%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Clustering
4 6 (3.95%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (1.97%) HACMP
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) Online Games
5 3 (1.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) Celerra
6 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.66%) BBC
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.66%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.66%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.66%) Informatics
7 1 (0.66%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 87 (57.24%) Windows
2 85 (55.92%) Linux
3 53 (34.87%) Unix
4 32 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.89%) Solaris
9 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.29%) CentOS
11 3 (1.97%) AIX
11 3 (1.97%) SUSE
11 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.66%) Fedora
13 1 (0.66%) HPUX
13 1 (0.66%) VMS
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) DevOps
2 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (13.82%) Security Patching
4 20 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 20 (13.16%) High Availability
5 19 (12.50%) Security Management
6 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 12 (7.89%) Patch Management
8 11 (7.24%) Migration
9 10 (6.58%) ITIL
10 9 (5.92%) API Development
11 8 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (5.26%) Change Management
11 8 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.61%) Service Management
13 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.61%) Java
2 19 (12.50%) Ruby
3 13 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.55%) Python
4 10 (6.58%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.61%) Perl
5 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.63%) SQL
7 3 (1.97%) VB
8 2 (1.32%) Korn
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) C-shell
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) CCNA
2 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) CCA
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.66%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) RHCT
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 92 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (35.53%) Active Directory
3 38 (25.00%) vSphere
4 20 (13.16%) NFS
5 18 (11.84%) Docker
5 18 (11.84%) XenApp
6 8 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.95%) Samba
9 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.97%) PowerHA
11 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.32%) XenServer
12 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.66%) Firmware
12 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.66%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 52 (34.21%) Puppet
2 31 (20.39%) Nagios
3 27 (17.76%) Icinga
4 23 (15.13%) SCCM
5 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 15 (9.87%) FreeIPA
6 15 (9.87%) SELinux
7 8 (5.26%) NetBackup
8 7 (4.61%) Capistrano
8 7 (4.61%) MIMEsweeper
8 7 (4.61%) Opsview
9 6 (3.95%) Backup Exec
9 6 (3.95%) Control-M
9 6 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (3.95%) vMotion
10 5 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (3.29%) SCOM
11 4 (2.63%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.42%) Citrix
4 22 (14.47%) Cisco
4 22 (14.47%) EMC
4 22 (14.47%) NetApp
5 18 (11.84%) HP
6 17 (11.18%) Red Hat
7 15 (9.87%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.21%) Oracle
9 12 (7.89%) IBM
10 10 (6.58%) F5
10 10 (6.58%) Splunk
10 10 (6.58%) Veritas
11 9 (5.92%) Brocade
12 8 (5.26%) Avaya
12 8 (5.26%) Juniper
13 6 (3.95%) Dell
14 5 (3.29%) SAP
14 5 (3.29%) Sybase
London
Pentasia Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago