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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 345 359 373
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 81 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.32% 2.87% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 43
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.79 £36.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +260.00%
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
2443 2264 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.28% 9.70% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1510 1310
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 123 159
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +48 20 £425 +13.33% 4
Hounslow - 5 £415 -
Uxbridge +6 3 £404 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 111 (88.80%) VMware
2 75 (60.00%) Linux
3 71 (56.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (55.20%) Windows
5 60 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 55 (44.00%) Unix
7 53 (42.40%) Red Hat
7 53 (42.40%) Puppet
8 50 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 47 (37.60%) SAN
10 46 (36.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 44 (35.20%) Finance
12 43 (34.40%) Perl
13 42 (33.60%) Bash Shell
14 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
15 37 (29.60%) vSphere
16 34 (27.20%) Citrix
17 32 (25.60%) HP
18 31 (24.80%) Cisco
18 31 (24.80%) Solaris
19 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (22.40%) Python
21 27 (21.60%) ITIL
22 26 (20.80%) DNS
23 24 (19.20%) NetApp
23 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
23 24 (19.20%) Migration
23 24 (19.20%) Data Centre
24 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
24 23 (18.40%) Firewall

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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.40%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.60%) Apache
4 7 (5.60%) IIS
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.20%) JBoss
7 3 (2.40%) Confluence
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.40%) nginx
8 2 (1.60%) CMS
8 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS Project
3 3 (2.40%) HipChat
4 2 (1.60%) MS Office
5 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Office 365
2 7 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.00%) Google Apps
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.80%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (37.60%) SAN
2 26 (20.80%) DNS
3 23 (18.40%) Firewall
3 23 (18.40%) LDAP
4 17 (13.60%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (12.80%) LAN
5 16 (12.80%) WAN
6 15 (12.00%) iSCSI
7 13 (10.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (8.00%) DHCP
9 9 (7.20%) Network Security
9 9 (7.20%) SSL
10 7 (5.60%) Extranet
10 7 (5.60%) IP Telephony
10 7 (5.60%) VPN
11 6 (4.80%) HTTP
12 5 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.00%) VLAN
12 5 (4.00%) Wireless
13 4 (3.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) MySQL
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.00%) DB2
5 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.20%) Subversion
3 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) JIRA
5 2 (1.60%) Ant
5 2 (1.60%) GCC
5 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (35.20%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Games
3 7 (5.60%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
6 3 (2.40%) Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.80%) German Language
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Linux Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Server Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Unix Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Administrator
10 7 (5.60%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Server Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Web Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) Middleware
2 7 (5.60%) XML
3 5 (4.00%) JSON
3 5 (4.00%) LAMP
3 5 (4.00%) REST
4 3 (2.40%) HTML
5 2 (1.60%) CSS
5 2 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.60%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.80%) HTML5
6 1 (0.80%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.80%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.80%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.00%) PlayStation
3 9 (7.20%) Clustering
4 8 (6.40%) Replication
5 7 (5.60%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.40%) Derivative
7 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.60%) FMCG
8 2 (1.60%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.60%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.60%) New Media
8 2 (1.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.60%) STB
9 1 (0.80%) BBC
9 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.80%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 75 (60.00%) Linux
2 69 (55.20%) Windows
3 55 (44.00%) Unix
4 50 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 46 (36.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (24.80%) Solaris
7 29 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (16.80%) CentOS
9 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (10.40%) AIX
12 12 (9.60%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (9.60%) SUSE
13 9 (7.20%) Mac OS X
13 9 (7.20%) Windows 7
14 7 (5.60%) Windows Phone
15 6 (4.80%) Android
15 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
15 6 (4.80%) VMS
16 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
2 24 (19.20%) Migration
3 16 (12.80%) DevOps
3 16 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (12.80%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.60%) Business Continuity
4 12 (9.60%) Open Source
4 12 (9.60%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.60%) Project Management
4 12 (9.60%) Server Virtualisation
5 11 (8.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.20%) Software Deployment
8 8 (6.40%) Capacity Management
8 8 (6.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
8 8 (6.40%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (5.60%) Application Virtualisation
9 7 (5.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) Perl
2 42 (33.60%) Bash Shell
3 28 (22.40%) Python
4 12 (9.60%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.40%) Korn
7 7 (5.60%) SQL
8 6 (4.80%) Java
9 5 (4.00%) Ruby
10 4 (3.20%) PHP
10 4 (3.20%) VBScript
11 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (8.80%) RHCE
4 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.20%) CCNP
5 9 (7.20%) RHCA
6 8 (6.40%) MCSE
7 6 (4.80%) CCNA
8 3 (2.40%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.40%) Degree
9 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.80%) CCA
10 1 (0.80%) CCAA
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.80%) MCSA
10 1 (0.80%) MCSD
10 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (56.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 37 (29.60%) vSphere
4 17 (13.60%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (11.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 13 (10.40%) NFS
7 10 (8.00%) XenApp
8 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
9 8 (6.40%) VMware ESX
10 7 (5.60%) UAG
10 7 (5.60%) XenDesktop
11 6 (4.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (4.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (4.00%) VirtualBox
13 3 (2.40%) Firmware
13 3 (2.40%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (1.60%) Squid
14 2 (1.60%) vCloud
14 2 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (42.40%) Puppet
2 12 (9.60%) Ansible
3 11 (8.80%) SCCM
4 10 (8.00%) Nagios
4 10 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (8.00%) Xymon
5 8 (6.40%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.60%) IBM BigFix
6 7 (5.60%) SCOM
6 7 (5.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (4.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (4.00%) Casper Suite
8 5 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (2.40%) Cacti
9 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.60%) vMotion
10 2 (1.60%) WSUS
10 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (88.80%) VMware
2 53 (42.40%) Red Hat
3 38 (30.40%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.20%) Citrix
5 32 (25.60%) HP
6 31 (24.80%) Cisco
7 24 (19.20%) NetApp
8 21 (16.80%) IBM
9 15 (12.00%) Symantec
10 14 (11.20%) Dell
10 14 (11.20%) Oracle
11 10 (8.00%) EMC
12 9 (7.20%) Apple
13 6 (4.80%) ArcSight
13 6 (4.80%) Google
13 6 (4.80%) Veritas
14 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.60%) QNAP
15 2 (1.60%) Splunk
15 2 (1.60%) Veeam
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