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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 348 360 359
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 83 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.59% 2.96% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 45
Median daily rate £463 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.11% -0.92%
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
2314 2060 1981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.68% 9.30% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1392 1245
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 140 155
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

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 May 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 May 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 +50 21 £475 +22.58% 4
Hounslow - 4 £415 -
Uxbridge - 3 £404 -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 100 (87.72%) VMware
2 75 (65.79%) Linux
3 61 (53.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (51.75%) Windows
5 55 (48.25%) Unix
6 54 (47.37%) Puppet
7 50 (43.86%) Red Hat
8 49 (42.98%) SAN
9 48 (42.11%) Windows Server
10 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
11 43 (37.72%) Finance
11 43 (37.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (35.09%) Bash Shell
13 39 (34.21%) Perl
14 33 (28.95%) vSphere
15 31 (27.19%) Solaris
15 31 (27.19%) HP
16 30 (26.32%) Cisco
16 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (21.93%) DNS
17 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
17 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
18 24 (21.05%) NetApp
18 24 (21.05%) Python
19 23 (20.18%) Citrix
19 23 (20.18%) Migration
20 22 (19.30%) Firewall
20 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
21 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 19 (16.67%) LDAP

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 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 9 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.02%) Apache
4 7 (6.14%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.26%) IIS
5 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.51%) Confluence
7 4 (3.51%) JBoss
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.63%) nginx
9 2 (1.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) HipChat
4 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Office 365
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (42.98%) SAN
2 25 (21.93%) DNS
3 22 (19.30%) Firewall
4 19 (16.67%) LDAP
5 17 (14.91%) LAN
5 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
6 16 (14.04%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (14.04%) WAN
7 14 (12.28%) iSCSI
8 11 (9.65%) DHCP
8 11 (9.65%) SSL
9 10 (8.77%) HTTP
9 10 (8.77%) Network Security
9 10 (8.77%) VPN
10 5 (4.39%) Extranet
10 5 (4.39%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.39%) NAS
10 5 (4.39%) VLAN
10 5 (4.39%) Wireshark
11 4 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) MySQL
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.39%) DB2
5 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.16%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.51%) JIRA
5 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.75%) GCC
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) Hudson
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (37.72%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Games
3 7 (6.14%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
6 3 (2.63%) Banking
7 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Unix Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Server Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) Consultant
10 7 (6.14%) Web Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Administrator
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.39%) Data Centre Engineer
12 5 (4.39%) Senior Desktop Engineer
12 5 (4.39%) Senior Server Engineer
12 5 (4.39%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) Middleware
2 6 (5.26%) LAMP
3 3 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.75%) CSS
4 2 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.75%) Web Services
4 2 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.88%) HTML5
5 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.88%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) PlayStation
3 8 (7.02%) Replication
4 7 (6.14%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.51%) Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.75%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.75%) FMCG
8 2 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.75%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.75%) New Media
8 2 (1.75%) NHS
8 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) STB
9 1 (0.88%) BBC
9 1 (0.88%) IVR
9 1 (0.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.79%) Linux
2 59 (51.75%) Windows
3 55 (48.25%) Unix
4 48 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 43 (37.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (27.19%) Solaris
7 30 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (14.04%) CentOS
11 15 (13.16%) SUSE
12 13 (11.40%) AIX
13 12 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
15 5 (4.39%) Windows Phone
16 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
16 4 (3.51%) VMS
17 3 (2.63%) Debian
17 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
18 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Configuration Management
2 23 (20.18%) Migration
3 19 (16.67%) ITIL
4 17 (14.91%) DevOps
5 16 (14.04%) Load Balancing
6 14 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.40%) Open Source
8 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.77%) Business Continuity
9 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
9 10 (8.77%) Project Management
9 10 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (7.02%) ITIL V3
12 7 (6.14%) Change Control
12 7 (6.14%) Data Protection
12 7 (6.14%) ITSM
12 7 (6.14%) Service Management
12 7 (6.14%) Software Deployment
13 6 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) Bash Shell
2 39 (34.21%) Perl
3 24 (21.05%) Python
4 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.02%) Korn
7 7 (6.14%) SQL
8 6 (5.26%) Java
9 5 (4.39%) Ruby
10 4 (3.51%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.65%) RHCE
2 11 (9.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (8.77%) CCNP
4 9 (7.89%) RHCA
5 7 (6.14%) CCNA
5 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.26%) MCSE
7 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.63%) CCDA
8 3 (2.63%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.63%) Degree
8 3 (2.63%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.63%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.63%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.88%) MCSD
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 61 (53.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (40.35%) Active Directory
3 33 (28.95%) vSphere
4 13 (11.40%) NFS
5 11 (9.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (7.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.14%) XenApp
8 6 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (4.39%) UAG
9 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
9 5 (4.39%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.63%) Firmware
11 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.75%) Postfix
11 2 (1.75%) Squid
11 2 (1.75%) vCloud
12 1 (0.88%) Docker
12 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.88%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 54 (47.37%) Puppet
2 12 (10.53%) Ansible
3 10 (8.77%) Nagios
3 10 (8.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (8.77%) Xymon
4 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.39%) IBM BigFix
4 5 (4.39%) SCCM
4 5 (4.39%) SCOM
4 5 (4.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.63%) Cacti
6 3 (2.63%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) WSUS
8 1 (0.88%) Munin
8 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.88%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 100 (87.72%) VMware
2 50 (43.86%) Red Hat
3 31 (27.19%) HP
4 30 (26.32%) Cisco
5 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.05%) NetApp
7 23 (20.18%) Citrix
8 18 (15.79%) IBM
9 16 (14.04%) Dell
10 14 (12.28%) Oracle
11 11 (9.65%) EMC
12 8 (7.02%) Veritas
13 6 (5.26%) ArcSight
13 6 (5.26%) Symantec
14 4 (3.51%) Apple
14 4 (3.51%) Juniper
15 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.75%) Riverbed
16 2 (1.75%) Splunk
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