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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 368 358 349
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 46 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 3.08% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 39
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£363 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £277 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £16.25 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £23.75 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
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
2182 2076 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 8.30% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1246 1167
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 182
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.73 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +17 15 £313 -26.47% 4
Bromley - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 93 (88.57%) VMware
2 73 (69.52%) Windows
3 62 (59.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 54 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
7 44 (41.90%) Citrix
8 43 (40.95%) SAN
9 35 (33.33%) HP
10 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (30.48%) DNS
12 31 (29.52%) SQL
13 28 (26.67%) XenApp
14 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (21.90%) EMC
15 23 (21.90%) DHCP
16 22 (20.95%) Linux
17 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 21 (20.00%) Cisco
17 21 (20.00%) Change Management
17 21 (20.00%) Firewall
18 20 (19.05%) ITIL
18 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 20 (19.05%) vSphere
19 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
20 18 (17.14%) SCCM
20 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
21 17 (16.19%) SCOM
21 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
22 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
3 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.43%) Lync
5 8 (7.62%) IIS
6 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.86%) Apache
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.95%) SAN
2 32 (30.48%) DNS
3 23 (21.90%) DHCP
4 21 (20.00%) Firewall
5 13 (12.38%) WAN
5 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.43%) LAN
7 10 (9.52%) NAS
8 8 (7.62%) NetScaler
8 8 (7.62%) Network Security
8 8 (7.62%) VPN
9 4 (3.81%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (3.81%) Wireless
9 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.86%) Extranet
11 2 (1.90%) MPLS
11 2 (1.90%) ATM
11 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.95%) Games
5 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (10.48%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Consultant
5 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) .NET
3 2 (1.90%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) HTML
3 2 (1.90%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) Ajax
3 2 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.90%) JSON
3 2 (1.90%) WCF
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Clustering
2 9 (8.57%) Replication
3 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.86%) Open Source
5 2 (1.90%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.90%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.90%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.90%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 73 (69.52%) Windows
2 54 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.95%) Linux
6 10 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.67%) UNIX
9 5 (4.76%) Solaris
9 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.86%) CentOS
10 3 (2.86%) SUSE
11 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.95%) AIX
12 1 (0.95%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.00%) Change Management
2 20 (19.05%) ITIL
3 7 (6.67%) CRM
3 7 (6.67%) Migration
3 7 (6.67%) DevOps
4 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.81%) Software Deployment
5 4 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (3.81%) Workflow
6 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.86%) Data Management
6 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) SQL
2 20 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.71%) C
4 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.81%) Perl
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
6 2 (1.90%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) Java
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.90%) Python
7 1 (0.95%) VBScript
7 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.71%) MCSE
5 6 (5.71%) MCSA
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.76%) BC Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.81%) CCA
7 4 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.81%) CCNA
7 4 (3.81%) MCTS
7 4 (3.81%) MCITP
8 3 (2.86%) Degree
8 3 (2.86%) CCNP
8 3 (2.86%) VCP5
9 2 (1.90%) MCSM
10 1 (0.95%) VCDX
10 1 (0.95%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (59.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 28 (26.67%) XenApp
4 20 (19.05%) vSphere
5 19 (18.10%) Hyper-V
6 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (5.71%) XenServer
9 5 (4.76%) UAG
9 5 (4.76%) vCloud
9 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.81%) Xen
10 4 (3.81%) KVM
11 3 (2.86%) NFS
11 3 (2.86%) MetaFrame
11 3 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.86%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) SCCM
2 17 (16.19%) SCOM
3 8 (7.62%) NetBackup
3 8 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 6 (5.71%) HP SIM
5 6 (5.71%) Puppet
6 5 (4.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (3.81%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Foglight
9 2 (1.90%) WSUS
9 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.95%) WMI
10 1 (0.95%) Nagios
10 1 (0.95%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 93 (88.57%) VMware
2 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (41.90%) Citrix
4 35 (33.33%) HP
5 23 (21.90%) EMC
6 21 (20.00%) Cisco
7 15 (14.29%) IBM
8 13 (12.38%) Symantec
9 10 (9.52%) Red Hat
10 9 (8.57%) NetApp
11 4 (3.81%) Veeam
11 4 (3.81%) F5
12 3 (2.86%) Remedy
12 3 (2.86%) Sophos
12 3 (2.86%) Websense
12 3 (2.86%) Altiris
12 3 (2.86%) Veritas
12 3 (2.86%) BMC
12 3 (2.86%) Hitachi
13 2 (1.90%) Lotus
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago