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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 341 355 359
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 70 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 2.52% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+260.00% -75.00%
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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
2170 2026 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.28% 8.71% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1270 1040
Average daily rate £370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 141 147
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 1 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 1 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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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 -3 13 £375 +33.33% 2
Croydon -9 4 £350 -20.00%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £243 -
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England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 144 (98.63%) VMware
2 106 (72.60%) Windows
3 92 (63.01%) SAN
4 83 (56.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 64 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (39.04%) Microsoft
8 54 (36.99%) Cisco
9 40 (27.40%) HP
9 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (26.03%) Linux
11 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
12 35 (23.97%) Citrix
13 33 (22.60%) EMC
13 33 (22.60%) vSphere
14 32 (21.92%) ITIL
15 31 (21.23%) PowerShell
15 31 (21.23%) NAS
15 31 (21.23%) Migration
16 30 (20.55%) DNS
17 28 (19.18%) Dell
17 28 (19.18%) SharePoint
17 28 (19.18%) Finance
18 27 (18.49%) TCP/IP
18 27 (18.49%) Data Centre
19 23 (15.75%) DHCP
19 23 (15.75%) Firewall
20 22 (15.07%) NetApp
21 21 (14.38%) SCCM
21 21 (14.38%) EMC VMAX

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 19 (13.01%) MS Exchange
3 18 (12.33%) IIS
4 12 (8.22%) OpenStack
5 9 (6.16%) Lync
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.42%) Apache
8 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.68%) CloudStack
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) MS Project
3 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.37%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Office 365
2 6 (4.11%) IaaS
2 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (63.01%) SAN
2 31 (21.23%) NAS
3 30 (20.55%) DNS
4 27 (18.49%) TCP/IP
5 23 (15.75%) DHCP
5 23 (15.75%) Firewall
6 18 (12.33%) LAN
7 12 (8.22%) NetScaler
8 11 (7.53%) LDAP
9 10 (6.85%) WAN
9 10 (6.85%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.42%) VLAN
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (3.42%) FTP
11 4 (2.74%) Network Security
12 3 (2.05%) PCoIP
12 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.05%) VPN
12 3 (2.05%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.37%) MySQL
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.05%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.75%) Consultant
3 21 (14.38%) Administrator
4 19 (13.01%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (11.64%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.85%) Architect
6 10 (6.85%) Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Wintel Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Storage Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) EMC Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) VMware Architect
10 5 (3.42%) EMC Storage Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) EMC Storage Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Wintel Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) Middleware
2 3 (2.05%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (14.38%) EMC VMAX
3 18 (12.33%) EMC VNX
4 17 (11.64%) Replication
4 17 (11.64%) Symmetrix DMX
5 14 (9.59%) Symmetrix
6 7 (4.79%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.79%) Fat Client
6 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.11%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.74%) Clustering
8 4 (2.74%) Taxonomies
9 3 (2.05%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (2.05%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.05%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (72.60%) Windows
2 64 (43.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (39.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (26.03%) Linux
6 15 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (9.59%) Windows 7
8 13 (8.90%) UNIX
8 13 (8.90%) HPUX
9 12 (8.22%) CentOS
10 8 (5.48%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.79%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.11%) SUSE
13 5 (3.42%) Solaris
14 4 (2.74%) VMS
15 3 (2.05%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.92%) ITIL
2 31 (21.23%) Migration
3 17 (11.64%) Capacity Management
4 15 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.27%) Project Management
5 14 (9.59%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.22%) Workflow
7 11 (7.53%) ITSM
8 10 (6.85%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.85%) Low Latency
9 9 (6.16%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.48%) DevOps
11 6 (4.11%) Server Building
11 6 (4.11%) Change Management
11 6 (4.11%) Open Source
12 5 (3.42%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.42%) Workflow Management
12 5 (3.42%) Benchmarking
12 5 (3.42%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.23%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.33%) SQL
3 16 (10.96%) Python
4 15 (10.27%) Perl
5 11 (7.53%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.85%) VBScript
6 10 (6.85%) C#
7 6 (4.11%) C
8 2 (1.37%) R
9 1 (0.68%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.27%) MCSE
3 15 (10.27%) CCNA
4 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) MCSA
5 6 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.42%) CCNP
6 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) MCSM
7 4 (2.74%) MCITP
7 4 (2.74%) RHCE
7 4 (2.74%) CCA
7 4 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.37%) VCDX
9 2 (1.37%) VCAP
9 2 (1.37%) CCIE
9 2 (1.37%) Degree
9 2 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (56.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (25.34%) Active Directory
3 33 (22.60%) vSphere
4 20 (13.70%) XenApp
4 20 (13.70%) VMware ESX
5 19 (13.01%) Hyper-V
6 14 (9.59%) SRDF
7 11 (7.53%) vCloud
8 10 (6.85%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (6.85%) NFS
9 7 (4.79%) KVM
10 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (4.11%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.37%) XenServer
13 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) SCCM
2 20 (13.70%) EMC VPLEX
3 19 (13.01%) SCOM
4 16 (10.96%) Puppet
5 11 (7.53%) NetBackup
6 10 (6.85%) SCVMM
7 8 (5.48%) ZABBIX
8 7 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (4.79%) HP SIM
8 7 (4.79%) EdgeSight
9 6 (4.11%) Nagios
10 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (2.74%) Icinga
12 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
13 2 (1.37%) Nessus
14 1 (0.68%) WSUS
14 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
14 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 144 (98.63%) VMware
2 57 (39.04%) Microsoft
3 54 (36.99%) Cisco
4 40 (27.40%) HP
5 35 (23.97%) Citrix
6 33 (22.60%) EMC
7 28 (19.18%) Dell
8 22 (15.07%) NetApp
9 16 (10.96%) Veritas
9 16 (10.96%) Red Hat
10 15 (10.27%) IBM
11 10 (6.85%) ServiceNow
12 8 (5.48%) F5
12 8 (5.48%) Veeam
12 8 (5.48%) Sophos
13 7 (4.79%) CA
13 7 (4.79%) Altiris
13 7 (4.79%) 3PAR
13 7 (4.79%) Nimsoft
13 7 (4.79%) Symantec
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