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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 386 346 395
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 55 89 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 4.08% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 40
Median daily rate £370 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
+12.57% +20.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +35.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +5.55%
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
2750 2182 2358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.01% 9.46% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1899 1461 1513
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 99 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.30 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -4 11 £400 -8.72% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Croydon -16 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 131 (95.62%) VMware
2 99 (72.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (66.42%) Windows
4 76 (55.47%) Windows Server
5 71 (51.82%) Active Directory
6 69 (50.36%) Linux
7 56 (40.88%) SAN
8 50 (36.50%) DNS
9 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
10 43 (31.39%) Red Hat
10 43 (31.39%) Puppet
11 41 (29.93%) Cisco
11 41 (29.93%) Firewall
12 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
12 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (27.01%) HP
13 37 (27.01%) Unix
14 35 (25.55%) ITIL
14 35 (25.55%) Citrix
14 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (24.09%) vSphere
15 33 (24.09%) Perl
16 32 (23.36%) Finance
17 31 (22.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (18.98%) DHCP
18 26 (18.98%) Python
18 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (18.98%) Symantec
19 23 (16.79%) NetApp
19 23 (16.79%) MS Excel

VMware ESXi
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 21 (15.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.84%) OpenStack
4 8 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.11%) Apache
5 7 (5.11%) IIS
6 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.92%) Confluence
7 4 (2.92%) JBoss
8 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.19%) nginx
9 2 (1.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.84%) MS Project
3 6 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.19%) HipChat
4 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Office 365
2 9 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.65%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.73%) IaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Route 53
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.88%) SAN
2 50 (36.50%) DNS
3 41 (29.93%) Firewall
4 26 (18.98%) DHCP
5 22 (16.06%) iSCSI
6 21 (15.33%) TCP/IP
7 18 (13.14%) LDAP
7 18 (13.14%) WAN
8 16 (11.68%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (11.68%) LAN
9 13 (9.49%) Network Security
9 13 (9.49%) VPN
10 12 (8.76%) IP Telephony
10 12 (8.76%) VLAN
11 10 (7.30%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (7.30%) SSL
12 9 (6.57%) Wireless
13 8 (5.84%) Extranet
13 8 (5.84%) HTTP
14 6 (4.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) MySQL
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.65%) DB2
5 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.73%) Redis
7 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.84%) Subversion
3 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.73%) GCC
6 1 (0.73%) Gitweb
6 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.65%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.19%) Games
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.25%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (17.52%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (16.79%) Server Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Consultant
6 13 (9.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Unix Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Administrator
9 9 (6.57%) Analyst
9 9 (6.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Network Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Server Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Middleware
2 7 (5.11%) XML
3 6 (4.38%) LAMP
3 6 (4.38%) REST
4 5 (3.65%) JSON
4 5 (3.65%) Web Services
5 3 (2.19%) HTML
6 2 (1.46%) .NET
6 2 (1.46%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.46%) CSS
6 2 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.46%) XMPP
7 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.73%) HTML5
7 1 (0.73%) PHP-FPM
7 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.73%) Sensu
7 1 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
3 7 (5.11%) Replication
4 6 (4.38%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.19%) Derivative
6 3 (2.19%) NHS
6 3 (2.19%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.46%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.46%) New Media
7 2 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) STB
8 1 (0.73%) BBC
8 1 (0.73%) BYOD
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.73%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (66.42%) Windows
2 76 (55.47%) Windows Server
3 69 (50.36%) Linux
4 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (27.01%) Unix
6 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (22.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (12.41%) SUSE
10 14 (10.22%) CentOS
11 13 (9.49%) Solaris
12 11 (8.03%) AIX
12 11 (8.03%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (6.57%) Mac OS X
13 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
14 8 (5.84%) Windows Phone
15 6 (4.38%) Android
15 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
15 6 (4.38%) VMS
16 5 (3.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.55%) ITIL
2 22 (16.06%) Migration
3 21 (15.33%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (9.49%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (8.76%) Load Balancing
7 12 (8.76%) Open Source
7 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.76%) Project Management
8 11 (8.03%) Business Continuity
8 11 (8.03%) DevOps
9 10 (7.30%) Capacity Management
9 10 (7.30%) Service Management
10 9 (6.57%) ITIL V3
10 9 (6.57%) ITSM
10 9 (6.57%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) Bash Shell
2 33 (24.09%) Perl
3 26 (18.98%) Python
4 18 (13.14%) PowerShell
5 15 (10.95%) SQL
6 9 (6.57%) Korn
7 7 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.65%) Java
9 4 (2.92%) Ruby
10 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.19%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) C#
11 2 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (1.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (7.30%) CCNA
3 10 (7.30%) CCNP
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.30%) RHCE
4 9 (6.57%) RHCA
5 8 (5.84%) MCSE
6 7 (5.11%) Degree
7 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) CCDA
8 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.46%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.46%) MCSA
9 1 (0.73%) CCA
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.46%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (72.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (51.82%) Active Directory
3 33 (24.09%) vSphere
4 20 (14.60%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (10.22%) Hyper-V
6 13 (9.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 13 (9.49%) NFS
6 13 (9.49%) VMware ESX
7 11 (8.03%) XenApp
8 10 (7.30%) XenDesktop
9 8 (5.84%) UAG
10 5 (3.65%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.19%) Firmware
12 2 (1.46%) Postfix
12 2 (1.46%) Squid
13 1 (0.73%) vCloud
13 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (31.39%) Puppet
2 18 (13.14%) Ansible
3 17 (12.41%) Backup Exec
4 12 (8.76%) SCCM
5 11 (8.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 9 (6.57%) Nagios
7 8 (5.84%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (5.84%) SCOM
7 8 (5.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (5.11%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (4.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (3.65%) Casper Suite
10 5 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
12 3 (2.19%) Cacti
12 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (2.19%) PowerCLI
12 3 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (2.19%) vMotion
12 3 (2.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 131 (95.62%) VMware
2 44 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 43 (31.39%) Red Hat
4 41 (29.93%) Cisco
5 37 (27.01%) HP
6 35 (25.55%) Citrix
7 26 (18.98%) Symantec
8 23 (16.79%) NetApp
9 21 (15.33%) IBM
10 20 (14.60%) Dell
11 14 (10.22%) EMC
12 13 (9.49%) Oracle
13 9 (6.57%) Apple
14 6 (4.38%) ArcSight
14 6 (4.38%) Bloomberg
14 6 (4.38%) EqualLogic
14 6 (4.38%) Google
14 6 (4.38%) Veeam
15 5 (3.65%) Blue Coat
15 5 (3.65%) Riverbed
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