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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 352 338 339
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 79 88 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 3.07% 3.82% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 47
Median daily rate £438 £415 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -16.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £303
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +20.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
2576 2301 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.63% 9.75% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1515 1319
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 126 158
Median hourly rate £14.04 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +35 18 £475 +11.76% 3
Harrow - 3 £495 -
Hounslow - 3 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 193 (100.00%) VMware
2 139 (72.02%) Windows
3 114 (59.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (53.89%) Active Directory
5 82 (42.49%) Linux
6 79 (40.93%) Windows Server
7 71 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (30.57%) DNS
9 57 (29.53%) SAN
9 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (28.50%) Firewall
11 50 (25.91%) Finance
11 50 (25.91%) HP
11 50 (25.91%) MS Exchange
12 49 (25.39%) vSphere
13 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
14 45 (23.32%) Cisco
14 45 (23.32%) Citrix
15 44 (22.80%) DevOps
16 42 (21.76%) Java
17 41 (21.24%) Unix
18 40 (20.73%) SCCM
19 37 (19.17%) Puppet
20 33 (17.10%) XenApp
20 33 (17.10%) Tomcat
20 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (16.58%) LAN
21 32 (16.58%) WAN
22 31 (16.06%) PowerShell

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 50 (25.91%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.10%) Tomcat
3 30 (15.54%) Apache
4 27 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.66%) OpenStack
7 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.11%) IIS
10 5 (2.59%) JBoss
10 5 (2.59%) WebLogic
11 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.55%) Confluence
13 2 (1.04%) FileNet
13 2 (1.04%) GemFire
13 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.15%) IaaS
4 7 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.55%) Office 365
6 1 (0.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (30.57%) DNS
2 57 (29.53%) SAN
3 55 (28.50%) Firewall
4 32 (16.58%) LAN
4 32 (16.58%) WAN
5 22 (11.40%) DHCP
6 14 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.25%) VPN
7 13 (6.74%) VLAN
7 13 (6.74%) Wireless
8 12 (6.22%) NAS
9 11 (5.70%) NetScaler
10 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (5.18%) Kerberos
10 10 (5.18%) SSL
11 9 (4.66%) IP Telephony
11 9 (4.66%) VoIP
12 8 (4.15%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.63%) MySQL
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.04%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) IDOL
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.66%) Hudson
3 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.55%) GitLab
5 3 (1.55%) Subversion
5 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.52%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.11%) Games
3 6 (3.11%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.59%) Legal
4 5 (2.59%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (21.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (15.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.40%) Architect
4 21 (10.88%) VMware Engineer
5 20 (10.36%) Windows Engineer
6 19 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (7.25%) Active Directory Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Server Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.70%) Administrator
11 10 (5.18%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (5.18%) Operations Manager
11 10 (5.18%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Analyst
12 9 (4.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (4.66%) Senior DevOps
12 9 (4.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.66%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.77%) Web Services
2 14 (7.25%) Node.js
3 10 (5.18%) .NET
3 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.18%) HTML
3 10 (5.18%) LAMP
4 5 (2.59%) Middleware
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.04%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.04%) Memcached
6 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.52%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.33%) EMC VNX
3 11 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.18%) Private Cloud
5 9 (4.66%) Clustering
5 9 (4.66%) Replication
6 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.07%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.55%) Online Games
9 2 (1.04%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Equities
9 2 (1.04%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 139 (72.02%) Windows
2 82 (42.49%) Linux
3 79 (40.93%) Windows Server
4 71 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (21.24%) Unix
7 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.81%) Solaris
9 12 (6.22%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.59%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.55%) VMS
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.80%) DevOps
2 33 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (12.44%) ITIL
3 24 (12.44%) Migration
4 23 (11.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (11.40%) Security Patching
6 21 (10.88%) Configuration Management
7 17 (8.81%) Mentoring
8 16 (8.29%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (7.77%) Open Source
10 8 (4.15%) Project Management
11 7 (3.63%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.63%) Change Management
11 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.63%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (3.11%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.11%) People Management
12 6 (3.11%) Server Building
12 6 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.76%) Java
2 31 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.36%) Python
4 13 (6.74%) Bash Shell
4 13 (6.74%) VBScript
5 12 (6.22%) C++
5 12 (6.22%) Perl
6 11 (5.70%) Ruby
7 10 (5.18%) C#
7 10 (5.18%) SQL
8 4 (2.07%) C
9 3 (1.55%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.66%) Degree
3 9 (4.66%) MCSE
4 8 (4.15%) CCNA
4 8 (4.15%) MCITP
5 7 (3.63%) CCNP
6 6 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) MCSA
9 1 (0.52%) CCA
9 1 (0.52%) CCIE
9 1 (0.52%) CCSP
9 1 (0.52%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.52%) HNC
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) COBIT
2 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 114 (59.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (53.89%) Active Directory
3 49 (25.39%) vSphere
4 33 (17.10%) XenApp
5 24 (12.44%) Docker
6 20 (10.36%) XenDesktop
7 13 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (5.70%) NFS
9 10 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.15%) DFS Replication
10 8 (4.15%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (4.15%) VMware Server
11 7 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
13 3 (1.55%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.55%) Xen
13 3 (1.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (20.73%) SCCM
2 37 (19.17%) Puppet
3 26 (13.47%) Nagios
4 25 (12.95%) SCOM
5 23 (11.92%) Icinga
6 22 (11.40%) FreeIPA
7 19 (9.84%) NetBackup
8 17 (8.81%) SELinux
9 13 (6.74%) Kubernetes
9 13 (6.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (5.18%) Backup Exec
10 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (4.15%) Capistrano
11 8 (4.15%) Control-M
11 8 (4.15%) Zenoss
12 6 (3.11%) SCVMM
12 6 (3.11%) vMotion
13 5 (2.59%) MIMEsweeper
13 5 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 193 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (25.91%) HP
3 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
4 45 (23.32%) Cisco
4 45 (23.32%) Citrix
5 30 (15.54%) EMC
6 25 (12.95%) Red Hat
7 24 (12.44%) NetApp
7 24 (12.44%) Splunk
8 18 (9.33%) Dell
8 18 (9.33%) Symantec
9 17 (8.81%) CheckPoint
10 14 (7.25%) Oracle
11 13 (6.74%) Akamai
12 12 (6.22%) IBM
13 9 (4.66%) Avaya
13 9 (4.66%) F5
14 8 (4.15%) Blue Coat
15 7 (3.63%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.63%) Veritas
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