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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 335 375 375
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 90 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 4.14% 2.28% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 27
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £43.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.97% -8.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
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
2172 2108 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.25% 8.96% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1324 1144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 165
Average hourly rate £18.94 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £34.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
City of London 0 24 £438 +76.86% 3
Croydon - 4 £513 -
Bromley -4 1 £243 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 159 (97.55%) VMware
2 121 (74.23%) Windows
3 97 (59.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (58.28%) SAN
5 78 (47.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (42.33%) Microsoft
7 65 (39.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
9 54 (33.13%) Cisco
10 45 (27.61%) vSphere
11 43 (26.38%) HP
11 43 (26.38%) Citrix
11 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (26.38%) PowerShell
12 41 (25.15%) DNS
12 41 (25.15%) Linux
13 38 (23.31%) EMC
14 33 (20.25%) Dell
14 33 (20.25%) DHCP
14 33 (20.25%) Finance
14 33 (20.25%) NAS
14 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
15 31 (19.02%) Migration
16 30 (18.40%) ITIL
16 30 (18.40%) NetApp
17 29 (17.79%) Firewall
18 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
19 27 (16.56%) SharePoint
19 27 (16.56%) MS Exchange
20 26 (15.95%) LAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (16.56%) SharePoint
1 27 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.11%) IIS
3 12 (7.36%) Lync
4 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.91%) OpenStack
6 7 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.23%) Confluence
10 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.61%) CloudStack
Applications
1 16 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) MS Project
3 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (4.29%) Office 365
2 6 (3.68%) IaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (58.28%) SAN
2 41 (25.15%) DNS
3 33 (20.25%) DHCP
3 33 (20.25%) NAS
4 29 (17.79%) Firewall
5 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
6 26 (15.95%) LAN
7 18 (11.04%) WAN
8 11 (6.75%) LDAP
9 10 (6.13%) iSCSI
10 8 (4.91%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.29%) FTP
12 6 (3.68%) VLAN
12 6 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (3.68%) Network Security
13 3 (1.84%) PCoIP
13 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.84%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.84%) VPN
14 2 (1.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.84%) JIRA
3 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (20.25%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) French Language
3 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Back Office
4 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (17.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.50%) Administrator
3 21 (12.88%) Consultant
4 20 (12.27%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.36%) Analyst
6 12 (7.36%) Server Engineer
7 11 (6.75%) Architect
8 10 (6.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.29%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (3.68%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Senior Wintel Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) EMC Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) EMC Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) Middleware
2 3 (1.84%) XML
3 2 (1.23%) Flash
4 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.88%) EMC VMAX
3 18 (11.04%) EMC VNX
4 16 (9.82%) Symmetrix DMX
5 15 (9.20%) Replication
6 13 (7.98%) Symmetrix
7 9 (5.52%) Clustering
8 8 (4.91%) Blackberry
8 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (4.29%) EqualLogic
9 7 (4.29%) Fat Client
9 7 (4.29%) Thin Client
10 5 (3.07%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (2.45%) Taxonomies
12 3 (1.84%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (1.84%) NHS
13 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 121 (74.23%) Windows
2 78 (47.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (39.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (25.15%) Linux
6 18 (11.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 17 (10.43%) UNIX
8 12 (7.36%) CentOS
8 12 (7.36%) HPUX
9 9 (5.52%) SUSE
10 8 (4.91%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.29%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.07%) Solaris
12 5 (3.07%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.84%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.23%) VMS
14 2 (1.23%) AIX
14 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.02%) Migration
2 30 (18.40%) ITIL
3 18 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (11.04%) Capacity Management
4 14 (8.59%) Configuration Management
4 14 (8.59%) Project Management
5 11 (6.75%) Workflow
6 9 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (4.91%) Server Building
8 7 (4.29%) Security Hardening
8 7 (4.29%) ITSM
8 7 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.29%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
9 6 (3.68%) Change Management
9 6 (3.68%) Benchmarking
9 6 (3.68%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.38%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.50%) SQL
3 18 (11.04%) Python
4 17 (10.43%) Perl
5 14 (8.59%) VBScript
6 11 (6.75%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.29%) C
8 6 (3.68%) C#
9 3 (1.84%) VB
10 2 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.50%) MCSE
3 20 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (10.43%) CCNA
5 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.29%) MCSA
7 7 (4.29%) CCNP
7 7 (4.29%) MCITP
8 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.45%) MCSM
9 4 (2.45%) CCA
9 4 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.45%) RHCE
10 2 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.23%) MCTS
10 2 (1.23%) CCIE
10 2 (1.23%) Degree
10 2 (1.23%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 97 (59.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
3 45 (27.61%) vSphere
4 26 (15.95%) VMware ESX
5 24 (14.72%) XenApp
6 20 (12.27%) Hyper-V
7 14 (8.59%) vCloud
8 13 (7.98%) SRDF
9 10 (6.13%) KVM
10 8 (4.91%) XenDesktop
10 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (4.29%) NFS
12 6 (3.68%) Terminal Services
12 6 (3.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (3.07%) DFS Replication
14 4 (2.45%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (1.23%) XenServer
16 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (15.34%) SCCM
2 20 (12.27%) EMC VPLEX
3 18 (11.04%) SCOM
4 14 (8.59%) NetBackup
5 13 (7.98%) Puppet
6 9 (5.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (4.91%) ZABBIX
8 7 (4.29%) SCVMM
9 6 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.68%) vMotion
10 5 (3.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (2.45%) OpenView
11 4 (2.45%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.84%) Nagios
12 3 (1.84%) HP SIM
12 3 (1.84%) WSUS
12 3 (1.84%) EdgeSight
13 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (1.23%) Nessus
14 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 159 (97.55%) VMware
2 69 (42.33%) Microsoft
3 54 (33.13%) Cisco
4 43 (26.38%) HP
4 43 (26.38%) Citrix
5 38 (23.31%) EMC
6 33 (20.25%) Dell
7 30 (18.40%) NetApp
8 19 (11.66%) Red Hat
9 17 (10.43%) Veritas
10 14 (8.59%) IBM
11 11 (6.75%) Symantec
12 9 (5.52%) McAfee
12 9 (5.52%) Altiris
12 9 (5.52%) 3PAR
13 7 (4.29%) Veeam
13 7 (4.29%) F5
14 6 (3.68%) RightFax
14 6 (3.68%) ServiceNow
14 6 (3.68%) Sophos
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Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 28 minutes ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £289.25 per day
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City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago