The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 360 374 347
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 48 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 2.34% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £270 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £293
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +4.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -17.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2001 1840 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.77% 7.72% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1083 1185
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 156 193
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.60 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESXi
England

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 10 July 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
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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 13 £245 -45.55% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 104 (92.86%) VMware
2 75 (66.96%) Windows
3 69 (61.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
6 55 (49.11%) SAN
7 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
8 43 (38.39%) HP
9 40 (35.71%) Citrix
10 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (30.36%) EMC
12 33 (29.46%) DNS
12 33 (29.46%) Cisco
13 32 (28.57%) SQL
14 29 (25.89%) Linux
15 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (25.00%) XenApp
16 27 (24.11%) ITIL
16 27 (24.11%) DHCP
17 26 (23.21%) Change Management
18 23 (20.54%) PowerShell
18 23 (20.54%) Clustering
19 22 (19.64%) VMware ESX
20 21 (18.75%) SCCM
20 21 (18.75%) SCOM
20 21 (18.75%) MS Exchange
21 19 (16.96%) Finance
22 18 (16.07%) Red Hat
22 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
22 18 (16.07%) WAN

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (9.82%) Lync
6 6 (5.36%) IIS
6 6 (5.36%) Apache
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.89%) WorkSite
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (49.11%) SAN
2 33 (29.46%) DNS
3 27 (24.11%) DHCP
4 18 (16.07%) WAN
5 16 (14.29%) NAS
5 16 (14.29%) Firewall
6 15 (13.39%) LAN
7 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.14%) NetScaler
9 7 (6.25%) Network Security
10 6 (5.36%) VPN
11 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.68%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.68%) Wireless
12 3 (2.68%) MPLS
13 2 (1.79%) Extranet
13 2 (1.79%) VoIP
13 2 (1.79%) ATM
13 2 (1.79%) IPsec
13 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 14 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) Analyst
4 8 (7.14%) Administrator
5 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) XML
2 1 (0.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Clustering
2 8 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 7 (6.25%) Replication
4 5 (4.46%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.46%) Open Source
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.79%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.89%) PKI
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.89%) Online Games
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (66.96%) Windows
2 60 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (25.89%) Linux
5 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (12.50%) UNIX
8 10 (8.93%) Solaris
9 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.36%) CentOS
11 5 (4.46%) VMS
11 5 (4.46%) HPUX
12 4 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.68%) SUSE
13 3 (2.68%) Fedora
14 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) ITIL
2 26 (23.21%) Change Management
3 12 (10.71%) DevOps
4 10 (8.93%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.14%) Migration
6 5 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.46%) CRM
7 4 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.68%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.68%) Service Management
8 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.68%) Data Management
8 3 (2.68%) ITSM
9 2 (1.79%) Information Management
9 2 (1.79%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.57%) SQL
2 23 (20.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.93%) C
4 9 (8.04%) Perl
5 5 (4.46%) Ruby
6 4 (3.57%) Python
6 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.68%) AWK
7 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) sed
8 1 (0.89%) Java
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.36%) MCSA
6 5 (4.46%) MCSE
6 5 (4.46%) OCP
6 5 (4.46%) OCA
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (4.46%) BC Cleared
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.57%) MCTS
7 4 (3.57%) MCITP
7 4 (3.57%) CCA
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.68%) CCNP
8 3 (2.68%) CCNA
8 3 (2.68%) Degree
8 3 (2.68%) VCP5
9 2 (1.79%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (61.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
3 28 (25.00%) XenApp
4 22 (19.64%) VMware ESX
5 18 (16.07%) vSphere
6 15 (13.39%) Hyper-V
7 9 (8.04%) XenServer
8 8 (7.14%) vCloud
9 7 (6.25%) Xen
10 6 (5.36%) KVM
11 5 (4.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
11 5 (4.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (3.57%) UAG
12 4 (3.57%) NFS
13 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
14 2 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
1 21 (18.75%) SCOM
2 10 (8.93%) HP SIM
3 6 (5.36%) Puppet
4 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.57%) WSUS
5 4 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (3.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.79%) Foglight
7 1 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.89%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.89%) Cacti
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 104 (92.86%) VMware
2 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 43 (38.39%) HP
4 40 (35.71%) Citrix
5 34 (30.36%) EMC
6 33 (29.46%) Cisco
7 18 (16.07%) Red Hat
8 12 (10.71%) IBM
9 9 (8.04%) NetApp
9 9 (8.04%) F5
10 8 (7.14%) Symantec
11 6 (5.36%) Veritas
12 5 (4.46%) Sun
13 4 (3.57%) Oracle
13 4 (3.57%) Veeam
14 3 (2.68%) Remedy
14 3 (2.68%) Sophos
14 3 (2.68%) Websense
14 3 (2.68%) Altiris
14 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
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