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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 365 326 380
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +54
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 61 94 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 4.27% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 27
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£406 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £237 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £448 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.78% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £22.50
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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
2177 2200 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.68% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1355 1136
Average daily rate £390 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 153
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware ESXi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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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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 -2 17 £388 +0.97% 7
New Malden - 2 - - 3
Croydon -8 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £300 -
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (90.09%) VMware
2 75 (67.57%) Windows
3 66 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 43 (38.74%) SAN
6 40 (36.04%) DNS
6 40 (36.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (34.23%) Citrix
8 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 34 (30.63%) HP
9 34 (30.63%) Linux
10 31 (27.93%) vSphere
11 25 (22.52%) SQL
11 25 (22.52%) EMC
12 24 (21.62%) ITIL
12 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (19.82%) MS Exchange
14 22 (19.82%) DHCP
14 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
15 21 (18.92%) XenApp
15 21 (18.92%) Cisco
16 19 (17.12%) Firewall
17 16 (14.41%) Replication
17 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
18 15 (13.51%) SCOM
19 14 (12.61%) SCCM
19 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
19 14 (12.61%) UNIX
19 14 (12.61%) IBM

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.71%) IIS
2 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.21%) Lync
4 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.21%) Apache
5 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.74%) SAN
2 40 (36.04%) DNS
3 22 (19.82%) DHCP
4 19 (17.12%) Firewall
5 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.01%) NAS
7 9 (8.11%) Network Security
7 9 (8.11%) WAN
8 7 (6.31%) VPN
8 7 (6.31%) LAN
8 7 (6.31%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.50%) Wireless
9 5 (4.50%) DMZ
10 4 (3.60%) Extranet
11 3 (2.70%) MPLS
11 3 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.80%) VLAN
12 2 (1.80%) ATM
12 2 (1.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Consultant
3 12 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.21%) VMware Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Developer
7 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Backup Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.80%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) Ajax
3 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.80%) JSON
3 2 (1.80%) WCF
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Replication
2 12 (10.81%) Clustering
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Open Source
4 7 (6.31%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (67.57%) Windows
2 40 (36.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (30.63%) Linux
4 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.61%) UNIX
7 13 (11.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.41%) Solaris
10 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.70%) CentOS
11 3 (2.70%) SUSE
12 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.90%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.90%) Debian
13 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) Change Management
2 13 (11.71%) DevOps
3 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.21%) Performance Testing
4 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
4 7 (6.31%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.50%) Migration
5 5 (4.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (4.50%) Software Deployment
6 4 (3.60%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.60%) Security Management
6 4 (3.60%) Scrum
6 4 (3.60%) Benchmarking
7 3 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SQL
2 22 (19.82%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.81%) Perl
4 9 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) C
6 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.70%) Java
8 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.80%) C#
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.21%) CCNA
6 5 (4.50%) MCSA
6 5 (4.50%) MCTS
6 5 (4.50%) MCITP
7 4 (3.60%) MCSE
7 4 (3.60%) CCA
7 4 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.70%) CCNP
8 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.80%) Degree
10 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 31 (27.93%) vSphere
4 21 (18.92%) XenApp
5 12 (10.81%) Hyper-V
6 11 (9.91%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.31%) NFS
7 7 (6.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (6.31%) KVM
8 6 (5.41%) UAG
9 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.60%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.70%) XenServer
11 3 (2.70%) MetaFrame
11 3 (2.70%) Firmware
12 2 (1.80%) Xen
12 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.80%) vCloud
13 1 (0.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) SCOM
2 14 (12.61%) SCCM
3 10 (9.01%) Puppet
3 10 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.21%) Backup Exec
5 7 (6.31%) Tivoli
6 6 (5.41%) Nagios
6 6 (5.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.50%) SCOrch
7 5 (4.50%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.60%) Icinga
8 4 (3.60%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.80%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.80%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.80%) WSUS
10 2 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 100 (90.09%) VMware
2 38 (34.23%) Citrix
3 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 34 (30.63%) HP
5 25 (22.52%) EMC
6 21 (18.92%) Cisco
7 14 (12.61%) IBM
7 14 (12.61%) Symantec
8 12 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 11 (9.91%) NetApp
10 7 (6.31%) Dell
11 4 (3.60%) Juniper
11 4 (3.60%) BMC
11 4 (3.60%) Veeam
12 3 (2.70%) F5
12 3 (2.70%) Oracle
12 3 (2.70%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.70%) Veritas
12 3 (2.70%) Lotus
13 2 (1.80%) MobileIron
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