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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 334 342 320
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 72 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 3.72% 3.23% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 51
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.43% +29.64%
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
1938 1891 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.65% 8.10% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1168 1055
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 143 150
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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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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
Croydon +4 11 £350 -20.00%
City of London +14 9 £413 +0.60% 5
New Malden - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 138 (98.57%) VMware
2 112 (80.00%) Windows
3 91 (65.00%) SAN
4 84 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 62 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (38.57%) Microsoft
7 50 (35.71%) Cisco
8 48 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (27.86%) Linux
9 39 (27.86%) ITIL
10 38 (27.14%) NAS
11 37 (26.43%) Citrix
12 36 (25.71%) HP
13 35 (25.00%) EMC
14 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (23.57%) SharePoint
16 32 (22.86%) vSphere
17 31 (22.14%) PowerShell
17 31 (22.14%) SCCM
17 31 (22.14%) Active Directory
17 31 (22.14%) Dell
18 30 (21.43%) TCP/IP
19 29 (20.71%) Replication
20 28 (20.00%) Migration
21 27 (19.29%) DNS
22 25 (17.86%) Finance
22 25 (17.86%) SCOM
22 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
23 23 (16.43%) XenApp
24 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 33 (23.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.57%) OpenStack
3 13 (9.29%) IIS
4 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
5 7 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.57%) Apache
6 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.43%) Lync
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.86%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.43%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.71%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
1 3 (2.14%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (65.00%) SAN
2 38 (27.14%) NAS
3 30 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 27 (19.29%) DNS
5 22 (15.71%) NetScaler
6 19 (13.57%) Firewall
7 17 (12.14%) DHCP
8 13 (9.29%) LAN
9 8 (5.71%) WAN
9 8 (5.71%) LDAP
9 8 (5.71%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.57%) VLAN
11 4 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.14%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.14%) VPN
13 2 (1.43%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.43%) Network Security
14 1 (0.71%) Wireless
14 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Consultant
2 17 (12.14%) Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Administrator
3 16 (11.43%) Wintel Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.43%) Storage Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) EMC Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) EMC Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) EMC Storage Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.86%) Middleware
2 3 (2.14%) XML
3 2 (1.43%) REST
3 2 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Replication
2 19 (13.57%) Symmetrix DMX
3 16 (11.43%) Symmetrix
4 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.29%) Open Source
6 5 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.57%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.86%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.14%) Clustering
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.43%) Online Games
10 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.71%) NHS
10 1 (0.71%) HACMP
10 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (80.00%) Windows
2 62 (44.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (27.86%) Linux
5 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.71%) HPUX
7 14 (10.00%) UNIX
8 12 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
10 8 (5.71%) CentOS
11 6 (4.29%) SUSE
12 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.86%) Solaris
14 2 (1.43%) VMS
14 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Migration
3 19 (13.57%) Project Management
4 18 (12.86%) ITSM
4 18 (12.86%) Incident Management
4 18 (12.86%) Low Latency
5 17 (12.14%) Capacity Management
5 17 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (12.14%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 12 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (7.14%) Benchmarking
7 10 (7.14%) Workflow
8 9 (6.43%) DevOps
9 8 (5.71%) Change Control
10 7 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.86%) VBScript
2 18 (12.86%) C#
3 16 (11.43%) Perl
3 16 (11.43%) Python
4 12 (8.57%) SQL
5 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.86%) C
7 2 (1.43%) R
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.57%) CCNA
3 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.71%) MCSE
5 6 (4.29%) MCSA
6 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) CCNP
7 4 (2.86%) MCSM
8 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.71%) Degree
9 1 (0.71%) VCDX
9 1 (0.71%) VCAP
9 1 (0.71%) VCP5
9 1 (0.71%) CCIE
9 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (22.86%) vSphere
3 31 (22.14%) Active Directory
4 25 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 23 (16.43%) XenApp
6 22 (15.71%) VMware ESX
7 18 (12.86%) XenDesktop
7 18 (12.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (11.43%) SRDF
9 12 (8.57%) KVM
10 10 (7.14%) NFS
11 9 (6.43%) vCloud
12 4 (2.86%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (2.14%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.43%) XenServer
15 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (22.14%) SCCM
2 25 (17.86%) SCOM
3 18 (12.86%) SCVMM
4 16 (11.43%) HP SIM
4 16 (11.43%) Puppet
4 16 (11.43%) EdgeSight
5 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.57%) Icinga
5 5 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.57%) Nagios
6 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.43%) vMotion
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.71%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (98.57%) VMware
2 54 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 50 (35.71%) Cisco
4 37 (26.43%) Citrix
5 36 (25.71%) HP
6 35 (25.00%) EMC
7 31 (22.14%) Dell
8 22 (15.71%) IBM
9 19 (13.57%) Veritas
10 18 (12.86%) ServiceNow
11 16 (11.43%) CA
11 16 (11.43%) NetApp
11 16 (11.43%) Veeam
11 16 (11.43%) Nimsoft
12 12 (8.57%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.00%) F5
14 6 (4.29%) Brocade
14 6 (4.29%) Sophos
15 5 (3.57%) Juniper
16 4 (2.86%) Oracle