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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 326 345 320
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 76 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.13% 3.37% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 44
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £315 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £29.17 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.32% +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
1838 1751 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.60% 7.82% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1041 1030
Average daily rate £413 £390 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 138 156
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +9 12 £400 -5.32% 4
Croydon - 9 £475 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 140 (98.59%) VMware
2 114 (80.28%) Windows
3 88 (61.97%) SAN
4 81 (57.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 61 (42.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (37.32%) Cisco
6 53 (37.32%) Microsoft
7 46 (32.39%) Linux
8 44 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (30.28%) EMC
10 42 (29.58%) ITIL
11 39 (27.46%) NAS
12 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (24.65%) HP
14 34 (23.94%) Citrix
14 34 (23.94%) vSphere
15 33 (23.24%) Active Directory
16 30 (21.13%) Dell
16 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
17 27 (19.01%) SCCM
17 27 (19.01%) DNS
17 27 (19.01%) Replication
18 25 (17.61%) Migration
19 24 (16.90%) SCOM
20 23 (16.20%) SharePoint
21 22 (15.49%) Perl
21 22 (15.49%) TCP/IP
21 22 (15.49%) Finance
21 22 (15.49%) Configuration Management
22 21 (14.79%) Python

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (16.20%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.56%) OpenStack
3 13 (9.15%) IIS
4 12 (8.45%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.93%) Apache
6 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (61.97%) SAN
2 39 (27.46%) NAS
3 27 (19.01%) DNS
4 22 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 19 (13.38%) Firewall
6 18 (12.68%) NetScaler
7 17 (11.97%) DHCP
8 13 (9.15%) LAN
9 8 (5.63%) WAN
10 7 (4.93%) LDAP
10 7 (4.93%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.52%) VLAN
12 4 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (2.11%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.11%) DMZ
14 2 (1.41%) VPN
14 2 (1.41%) BIG-IP
15 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (15.49%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) Consultant
2 16 (11.27%) Analyst
3 14 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Wintel Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Administrator
6 10 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) Storage Consultant
8 8 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Citrix Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) EMC Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) EMC Storage Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) XML
3 2 (1.41%) REST
3 2 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Replication
2 19 (13.38%) Symmetrix DMX
3 16 (11.27%) Symmetrix
4 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.63%) Open Source
6 5 (3.52%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.52%) Clustering
6 5 (3.52%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.82%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.41%) Online Games
10 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 114 (80.28%) Windows
2 61 (42.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (32.39%) Linux
4 44 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (12.68%) UNIX
7 15 (10.56%) HPUX
8 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (7.04%) CentOS
11 6 (4.23%) SUSE
12 5 (3.52%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.52%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.82%) Solaris
14 3 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.41%) VMS
16 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.58%) ITIL
2 25 (17.61%) Migration
3 22 (15.49%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (11.97%) Performance Testing
5 17 (11.97%) Capacity Management
6 16 (11.27%) Project Management
7 15 (10.56%) ITSM
7 15 (10.56%) Benchmarking
7 15 (10.56%) Incident Management
7 15 (10.56%) Low Latency
7 15 (10.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (9.15%) DevOps
9 8 (5.63%) Change Control
9 8 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.93%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.23%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.23%) Change Management
11 6 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.49%) Perl
3 21 (14.79%) Python
4 15 (10.56%) VBScript
4 15 (10.56%) C#
5 12 (8.45%) SQL
6 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.41%) R
7 2 (1.41%) Java
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (10.56%) CCNA
3 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.52%) MCSE
6 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) CCNP
7 4 (2.82%) MCSA
8 2 (1.41%) Degree
8 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.70%) CCIE
9 1 (0.70%) RHCE
9 1 (0.70%) CCDA
9 1 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (57.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.94%) vSphere
3 33 (23.24%) Active Directory
4 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.08%) XenApp
5 16 (11.27%) VMware ESX
5 16 (11.27%) KVM
5 16 (11.27%) XenDesktop
5 16 (11.27%) SRDF
6 15 (10.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (7.04%) vCloud
8 8 (5.63%) NFS
9 4 (2.82%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (19.01%) SCCM
2 24 (16.90%) SCOM
3 17 (11.97%) Puppet
4 15 (10.56%) HP SIM
4 15 (10.56%) SCVMM
4 15 (10.56%) EdgeSight
5 6 (4.23%) Icinga
5 6 (4.23%) Nagios
5 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.52%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.41%) vMotion
9 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.70%) Foglight
9 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 140 (98.59%) VMware
2 53 (37.32%) Cisco
2 53 (37.32%) Microsoft
3 43 (30.28%) EMC
4 35 (24.65%) HP
5 34 (23.94%) Citrix
6 30 (21.13%) Dell
7 20 (14.08%) IBM
8 17 (11.97%) NetApp
9 16 (11.27%) Veritas
10 15 (10.56%) CA
10 15 (10.56%) Veeam
10 15 (10.56%) Nimsoft
10 15 (10.56%) ServiceNow
11 12 (8.45%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.63%) F5
13 7 (4.93%) Sophos
14 5 (3.52%) BMC
15 4 (2.82%) Juniper
15 4 (2.82%) Remedy
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
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