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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 319 377 362
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 100 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 4.56% 2.05% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 33
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£388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £554 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £34.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.46%
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
2194 2192 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.11% 9.14% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1376 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 August 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 August 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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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 +10 28 £438 +40.00% 7
Croydon - 5 £500 -
Bromley -3 1 £243 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 158 (96.34%) VMware
2 117 (71.34%) Windows
3 110 (67.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (54.88%) SAN
5 76 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 76 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (39.02%) Active Directory
7 59 (35.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (32.93%) vSphere
9 49 (29.88%) DNS
10 47 (28.66%) PowerShell
11 46 (28.05%) HP
11 46 (28.05%) Citrix
12 43 (26.22%) Cisco
12 43 (26.22%) Linux
13 40 (24.39%) DHCP
13 40 (24.39%) Finance
14 36 (21.95%) Data Centre
15 35 (21.34%) Dell
16 33 (20.12%) NetApp
16 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (20.12%) MS Exchange
16 33 (20.12%) VMware ESX
17 32 (19.51%) Firewall
18 31 (18.90%) LAN
18 31 (18.90%) NAS
19 30 (18.29%) TCP/IP
20 29 (17.68%) ITIL
20 29 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (17.07%) MCSE

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 33 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 25 (15.24%) IIS
4 14 (8.54%) Lync
5 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.66%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.22%) Confluence
11 2 (1.22%) Apache
12 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.27%) Office 365
3 6 (3.66%) IaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.61%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (54.88%) SAN
2 49 (29.88%) DNS
3 40 (24.39%) DHCP
4 32 (19.51%) Firewall
5 31 (18.90%) NAS
5 31 (18.90%) LAN
6 30 (18.29%) TCP/IP
7 23 (14.02%) WAN
8 11 (6.71%) LDAP
8 11 (6.71%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.49%) NetScaler
10 8 (4.88%) Network Security
10 8 (4.88%) VLAN
10 8 (4.88%) FTP
11 7 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (3.66%) PCoIP
13 5 (3.05%) IPv6
14 4 (2.44%) VPN
15 3 (1.83%) Unified Communications
16 2 (1.22%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (24.39%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) French Language
3 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.41%) Administrator
3 20 (12.20%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (9.76%) Analyst
4 16 (9.76%) Consultant
4 16 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (7.32%) Server Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Architect
8 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (3.66%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) VMWare Administrator
11 5 (3.05%) Network Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) Middleware
2 5 (3.05%) Flash
3 3 (1.83%) XML
4 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.61%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.15%) Replication
3 12 (7.32%) Clustering
4 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.49%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.27%) EMC VMAX
6 7 (4.27%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.66%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.66%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.66%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.66%) EMC VNX
8 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.44%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.83%) Life Science
10 3 (1.83%) NHS
11 2 (1.22%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 117 (71.34%) Windows
2 76 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (35.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (26.22%) Linux
5 33 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (11.59%) UNIX
7 15 (9.15%) Windows 7
8 14 (8.54%) CentOS
9 10 (6.10%) SUSE
10 9 (5.49%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.27%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.66%) Solaris
13 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.83%) VMS
14 3 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.22%) AIX
15 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.68%) ITIL
2 22 (13.41%) Migration
3 19 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (10.37%) Capacity Management
5 15 (9.15%) Project Management
6 14 (8.54%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.71%) Workflow
8 10 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.88%) Security Hardening
9 8 (4.88%) Server Building
9 8 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.27%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.66%) Change Management
11 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.66%) Converged Infrastructure
12 5 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.05%) DevOps
12 5 (3.05%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.05%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.66%) PowerShell
2 24 (14.63%) SQL
3 17 (10.37%) Python
4 16 (9.76%) Perl
5 15 (9.15%) VBScript
6 12 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.88%) C
8 4 (2.44%) C#
9 3 (1.83%) VB
10 2 (1.22%) R
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.07%) MCSE
3 19 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (10.37%) CCNA
5 14 (8.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.88%) MCSA
8 7 (4.27%) MCITP
9 6 (3.66%) CCNP
10 5 (3.05%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.44%) MCSM
11 4 (2.44%) RHCE
11 4 (2.44%) CCA
11 4 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.22%) MCP
12 2 (1.22%) MCTS
12 2 (1.22%) Degree
13 1 (0.61%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 110 (67.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 54 (32.93%) vSphere
4 33 (20.12%) VMware ESX
5 25 (15.24%) XenApp
6 22 (13.41%) vCloud
7 20 (12.20%) Hyper-V
8 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (5.49%) KVM
10 8 (4.88%) XenDesktop
11 6 (3.66%) Terminal Services
11 6 (3.66%) NFS
12 5 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (3.05%) DFS Replication
13 4 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.83%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (16.46%) SCCM
2 16 (9.76%) SCOM
3 14 (8.54%) NetBackup
4 12 (7.32%) Puppet
5 10 (6.10%) vMotion
6 8 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (4.88%) ZABBIX
7 7 (4.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.66%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (3.05%) Tivoli
9 5 (3.05%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.44%) OpenView
11 3 (1.83%) WSUS
12 2 (1.22%) Nagios
12 2 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
12 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
12 2 (1.22%) Nessus
13 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 158 (96.34%) VMware
2 76 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 46 (28.05%) Citrix
3 46 (28.05%) HP
4 43 (26.22%) Cisco
5 35 (21.34%) Dell
6 33 (20.12%) NetApp
7 24 (14.63%) EMC
8 22 (13.41%) Red Hat
9 16 (9.76%) IBM
10 15 (9.15%) Veritas
11 12 (7.32%) 3PAR
12 11 (6.71%) Symantec
13 9 (5.49%) F5
14 8 (4.88%) McAfee
14 8 (4.88%) Altiris
15 7 (4.27%) Juniper
15 7 (4.27%) Oracle
16 6 (3.66%) Sophos
16 6 (3.66%) CheckPoint
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