The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 377 346 339
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 31 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 3.55% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 43
Average daily rate £463 £475 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £13.65 £22.59
% change year-on-year
+131.17% -39.56%
VMware ESXi
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
1984 1944 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.37% 9.17% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1271 1145
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 116 113
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 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £28.75 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the London region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware ESXi
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the London region.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the London region over the 3 months to 12 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 +27 7 £313 -16.66% 2
New Malden - 5 - -
Croydon -11 1 £525 +7.69%
Ilford - 1 £375 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 90 (90.00%) VMware
2 66 (66.00%) Windows
3 65 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
6 43 (43.00%) SAN
7 39 (39.00%) Firewall
7 39 (39.00%) Cisco
8 38 (38.00%) Linux
9 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (30.00%) LAN
11 28 (28.00%) Configuration Management
12 27 (27.00%) VPN
12 27 (27.00%) Dell
13 26 (26.00%) Unix
14 24 (24.00%) vSphere
15 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
16 22 (22.00%) DNS
16 22 (22.00%) Migration
16 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (21.00%) Puppet
18 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
18 20 (20.00%) iSCSI
18 20 (20.00%) Finance
18 20 (20.00%) IBM
18 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
20 18 (18.00%) Citrix
21 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (17.00%) WAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.00%) IIS
1 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.00%) Confluence
3 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.00%) HipChat
3 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.00%) SAN
2 39 (39.00%) Firewall
3 30 (30.00%) LAN
4 27 (27.00%) VPN
5 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
6 22 (22.00%) DNS
7 20 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 17 (17.00%) DHCP
8 17 (17.00%) WAN
9 16 (16.00%) NAS
10 15 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (14.00%) Network Security
12 13 (13.00%) HTTP
12 13 (13.00%) SSL
13 11 (11.00%) VLAN
14 10 (10.00%) NetScaler
15 9 (9.00%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (9.00%) SSH
16 8 (8.00%) Wireless
17 7 (7.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) MySQL
3 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.00%) DB2
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 16 (16.00%) Subversion
2 5 (5.00%) Gradle
2 5 (5.00%) Hudson
2 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
2 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Maven
2 5 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Games
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Architect
2 22 (22.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (9.00%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) VMware Architect
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Citrix Specialist
9 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Middleware
2 8 (8.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) LAMP
4 5 (5.00%) Flash
4 5 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (5.00%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.00%) Clustering
4 6 (6.00%) Replication
5 5 (5.00%) Derivative
5 5 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.00%) EMC VNX
6 4 (4.00%) IVR
6 4 (4.00%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (3.00%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (3.00%) PlayStation
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.00%) Life Science
8 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.00%) PKI
9 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (66.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (38.00%) Linux
4 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (26.00%) Unix
6 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (16.00%) CentOS
8 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (13.00%) SUSE
10 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (8.00%) Mac OS X Server
12 7 (7.00%) AIX
13 4 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (4.00%) Solaris
14 3 (3.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
15 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
16 1 (1.00%) Fedora
16 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
16 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 22 (22.00%) Migration
3 13 (13.00%) Web Operations
4 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (9.00%) DevOps
5 9 (9.00%) ITIL
6 8 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.00%) Analytics
7 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (7.00%) Project Management
8 6 (6.00%) Facilities Management
8 6 (6.00%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (6.00%) Open Source
9 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.00%) Perl
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 6 (6.00%) Python
5 6 (6.00%) VBScript
6 4 (4.00%) Korn
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.00%) CCNA
3 11 (11.00%) CCNP
3 11 (11.00%) JNCIA
4 6 (6.00%) CCDA
4 6 (6.00%) JNCIP
4 6 (6.00%) JNCIS
5 5 (5.00%) CCSA
5 5 (5.00%) CISM
5 5 (5.00%) CISSP
5 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.00%) MCSE
8 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
9 1 (1.00%) MCSA
9 1 (1.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 65 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (46.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (24.00%) vSphere
4 12 (12.00%) XenApp
5 11 (11.00%) vCloud
6 9 (9.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (5.00%) oVirt
10 4 (4.00%) Firmware
11 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.00%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.00%) NFS
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Puppet
2 14 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (14.00%) Salt
3 13 (13.00%) ZABBIX
4 7 (7.00%) vRealize
5 6 (6.00%) SCCM
6 5 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (5.00%) vMotion
7 4 (4.00%) Ansible
7 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.00%) SCOM
7 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.00%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (3.00%) Xymon
9 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.00%) Nagios
10 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (1.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 90 (90.00%) VMware
2 39 (39.00%) Cisco
3 27 (27.00%) Dell
4 20 (20.00%) IBM
4 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (18.00%) Citrix
6 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
7 14 (14.00%) Juniper
8 12 (12.00%) EMC
9 11 (11.00%) HP
9 11 (11.00%) Oracle
10 9 (9.00%) Symantec
11 8 (8.00%) F5
11 8 (8.00%) NetApp
12 6 (6.00%) BMC
12 6 (6.00%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (6.00%) ServiceNow
12 6 (6.00%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.00%) CA
13 5 (5.00%) Riverbed
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago