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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
England / London
Rank 330 381 355
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 79 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 1.88% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 51
Median daily rate £375 £613 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £317 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £683 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £50.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +233.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £45.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +233.33%

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
2386 2076 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.89% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1432 1283
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +1 8 £326 -29.62% 4
New Malden -5 4 - -
Harrow - 4 £515 - 1
Croydon -7 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 89 (64.96%) Windows
2 89 (64.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (51.09%) Windows Server
4 62 (45.26%) Linux
5 56 (40.88%) DNS
6 54 (39.42%) Active Directory
7 52 (37.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (35.04%) SAN
9 47 (34.31%) Cisco
10 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
11 41 (29.93%) Firewall
12 37 (27.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (25.55%) ITIL
14 34 (24.82%) Red Hat
14 34 (24.82%) Finance
14 34 (24.82%) Puppet
14 34 (24.82%) vSphere
15 32 (23.36%) Bash Shell
15 32 (23.36%) HP
16 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (20.44%) DHCP
18 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.25%) VMware ESX
20 24 (17.52%) SQL
21 23 (16.79%) Security Cleared
21 23 (16.79%) PowerShell
22 22 (16.06%) Configuration Management
23 21 (15.33%) Cisco Certification

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 20 (14.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.22%) IIS
3 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.30%) Apache
4 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.65%) Confluence
6 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (6.57%) Office 365
3 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.19%) Heroku
4 3 (2.19%) PaaS
5 2 (1.46%) G Suite
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.73%) IaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Route 53
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.88%) DNS
2 48 (35.04%) SAN
3 41 (29.93%) Firewall
4 28 (20.44%) DHCP
5 21 (15.33%) WAN
6 18 (13.14%) LAN
6 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
7 16 (11.68%) VPN
8 11 (8.03%) iSCSI
8 11 (8.03%) NAS
8 11 (8.03%) SSL
9 10 (7.30%) VLAN
10 9 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (6.57%) Ethernet
10 9 (6.57%) Network Security
10 9 (6.57%) Wireshark
11 8 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (5.84%) IP Telephony
12 7 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.03%) MySQL
4 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.11%) Redis
6 6 (4.38%) DB2
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.11%) GitLab
4 5 (3.65%) JIRA
5 4 (2.92%) Subversion
6 3 (2.19%) Gitweb
6 3 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.19%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.11%) Retail
3 6 (4.38%) Law
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 5 (3.65%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Legal
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Electronics
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.79%) Network Engineer
3 20 (14.60%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Consultant
4 13 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Server Engineer
4 13 (9.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Administrator
5 12 (8.76%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) LAMP
2 9 (6.57%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (6.57%) Web Services
3 7 (5.11%) .NET
3 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.11%) ELK Stack
3 7 (5.11%) Memcached
3 7 (5.11%) Middleware
4 5 (3.65%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.19%) COM
5 3 (2.19%) REST
5 3 (2.19%) SAML
5 3 (2.19%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.46%) JSON
6 2 (1.46%) XML
6 2 (1.46%) XMPP
7 1 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.57%) Clustering
4 5 (3.65%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.92%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.19%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.19%) Symmetrix
7 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.96%) Windows
2 70 (51.09%) Windows Server
3 62 (45.26%) Linux
4 52 (37.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (35.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (27.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (13.87%) SUSE
8 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (10.95%) Unix
10 13 (9.49%) AIX
10 13 (9.49%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (2.92%) CentOS
13 4 (2.92%) Windows 2000
14 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.46%) Android
15 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.46%) FreeBSD
15 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.55%) ITIL
2 29 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.06%) Configuration Management
4 21 (15.33%) DevOps
5 19 (13.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (13.87%) Service Management
6 17 (12.41%) Network Management
7 15 (10.95%) Problem Management
8 13 (9.49%) Change Management
8 13 (9.49%) ITIL V3
9 12 (8.76%) Load Balancing
10 11 (8.03%) ITSM
10 11 (8.03%) Network Architecture
11 8 (5.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.11%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.11%) Time Management
13 6 (4.38%) Information Management
13 6 (4.38%) Migration
13 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.36%) Bash Shell
2 24 (17.52%) SQL
3 23 (16.79%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.68%) Python
5 15 (10.95%) Perl
6 12 (8.76%) Korn
7 9 (6.57%) Ruby
8 4 (2.92%) C#
9 3 (2.19%) VBScript
10 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
4 15 (10.95%) CCNP
5 14 (10.22%) CCNA
6 13 (9.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.11%) CCDA
7 7 (5.11%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.11%) JNCIP
7 7 (5.11%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.38%) Degree
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.65%) MCSE
9 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.46%) CCDP
10 2 (1.46%) CCIE
10 2 (1.46%) CISSP
10 2 (1.46%) CLAS
10 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (64.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (39.42%) Active Directory
3 34 (24.82%) vSphere
4 25 (18.25%) VMware ESX
5 18 (13.14%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
7 7 (5.11%) GlusterFS
8 6 (4.38%) vCloud
9 4 (2.92%) Firmware
9 4 (2.92%) KVM
10 3 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.19%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.19%) XenServer
11 2 (1.46%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.73%) NFS
12 1 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (24.82%) Puppet
2 14 (10.22%) Ansible
3 11 (8.03%) SCCM
4 10 (7.30%) Nagios
4 10 (7.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (6.57%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.11%) Cobbler
6 7 (5.11%) HAProxy
6 7 (5.11%) Linux-HA
6 7 (5.11%) NetBackup
6 7 (5.11%) Zenoss
7 5 (3.65%) vMotion
7 5 (3.65%) WMI
8 4 (2.92%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.92%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.92%) vRealize
9 3 (2.19%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.19%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 131 (95.62%) VMware
2 47 (34.31%) Cisco
3 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.82%) Red Hat
5 32 (23.36%) HP
6 20 (14.60%) Dell
7 19 (13.87%) Symantec
8 18 (13.14%) EMC
9 17 (12.41%) IBM
10 16 (11.68%) Juniper
10 16 (11.68%) Oracle
11 15 (10.95%) Citrix
12 10 (7.30%) Veeam
13 9 (6.57%) Riverbed
14 8 (5.84%) Lumension
15 7 (5.11%) NetApp
16 5 (3.65%) Intel
16 5 (3.65%) Intel Security
16 5 (3.65%) Splunk
17 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
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