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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 370 368 356
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 47 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.25% 2.37% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 36
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 £225 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £22.50 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £24.25 £27.45
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
2085 1902 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.87% 7.84% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1133 1155
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 209
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +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 29 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 29 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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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 +21 15 £248 -45.00% 4
Bromley - 1 - -
New Malden - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 99 (90.83%) VMware
2 77 (70.64%) Windows
3 66 (60.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (55.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (54.13%) Active Directory
6 49 (44.95%) SAN
7 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
8 42 (38.53%) Citrix
9 38 (34.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (33.94%) HP
11 33 (30.28%) SQL
12 32 (29.36%) DNS
13 29 (26.61%) EMC
14 28 (25.69%) Cisco
15 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 27 (24.77%) Change Management
15 27 (24.77%) XenApp
16 26 (23.85%) DHCP
16 26 (23.85%) ITIL
17 24 (22.02%) PowerShell
18 23 (21.10%) SCCM
18 23 (21.10%) Linux
19 22 (20.18%) SCOM
20 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
21 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
22 18 (16.51%) WAN
22 18 (16.51%) VMware ESX
22 18 (16.51%) Clustering
22 18 (16.51%) vSphere
23 17 (15.60%) Finance

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 20 (18.35%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (10.09%) Lync
5 7 (6.42%) IIS
6 5 (4.59%) Apache
6 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.95%) SAN
2 32 (29.36%) DNS
3 26 (23.85%) DHCP
4 18 (16.51%) WAN
5 17 (15.60%) Firewall
6 15 (13.76%) LAN
7 14 (12.84%) TCP/IP
8 11 (10.09%) NAS
9 8 (7.34%) NetScaler
10 7 (6.42%) Network Security
10 7 (6.42%) VPN
11 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.75%) Wireless
12 3 (2.75%) MPLS
13 2 (1.83%) SSL
13 2 (1.83%) Extranet
13 2 (1.83%) VoIP
13 2 (1.83%) ATM
13 2 (1.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Architect
5 8 (7.34%) Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Administrator
6 7 (6.42%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) XML
2 1 (0.92%) JSON
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Clustering
2 7 (6.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.42%) Replication
3 4 (3.67%) Open Source
4 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.75%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.83%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.83%) Firmware
5 2 (1.83%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) Online Games
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 60 (55.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (34.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (21.10%) Linux
6 12 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.17%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.34%) UNIX
9 5 (4.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.59%) CentOS
9 5 (4.59%) Solaris
10 3 (2.75%) SUSE
10 3 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.83%) Fedora
11 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.92%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Change Management
2 26 (23.85%) ITIL
3 10 (9.17%) Capacity Management
3 10 (9.17%) DevOps
4 8 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.42%) Migration
6 6 (5.50%) CRM
7 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.75%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.75%) Workflow
8 3 (2.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.75%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.75%) Data Management
8 3 (2.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.83%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.83%) Information Management
9 2 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.83%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 24 (22.02%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.17%) C
4 4 (3.67%) Python
4 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.67%) Perl
4 4 (3.67%) Ruby
5 2 (1.83%) AWK
5 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.83%) sed
6 1 (0.92%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) VBScript
6 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.50%) MCSA
6 5 (4.59%) BC Cleared
7 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.67%) MCSE
7 4 (3.67%) CCA
7 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.67%) MCTS
7 4 (3.67%) MCITP
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) CCNP
8 3 (2.75%) VCP5
9 2 (1.83%) MCSM
9 2 (1.83%) CCNA
10 1 (0.92%) MCP
10 1 (0.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (60.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (54.13%) Active Directory
3 27 (24.77%) XenApp
4 18 (16.51%) vSphere
4 18 (16.51%) VMware ESX
5 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.34%) XenServer
7 7 (6.42%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.42%) vCloud
8 6 (5.50%) Xen
9 5 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.59%) KVM
9 5 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (3.67%) UAG
11 3 (2.75%) NFS
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.83%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (21.10%) SCCM
2 22 (20.18%) SCOM
3 10 (9.17%) HP SIM
4 5 (4.59%) Puppet
4 5 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.59%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.67%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.75%) WSUS
7 2 (1.83%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.83%) Foglight
8 1 (0.92%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.92%) WMI
8 1 (0.92%) Cacti
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 99 (90.83%) VMware
2 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
3 42 (38.53%) Citrix
4 37 (33.94%) HP
5 29 (26.61%) EMC
6 28 (25.69%) Cisco
7 13 (11.93%) IBM
8 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
9 10 (9.17%) Symantec
10 9 (8.26%) NetApp
11 4 (3.67%) Oracle
11 4 (3.67%) Veeam
11 4 (3.67%) F5
12 3 (2.75%) Altiris
12 3 (2.75%) Remedy
12 3 (2.75%) Sophos
12 3 (2.75%) Websense
12 3 (2.75%) BMC
12 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.83%) MobileIron
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentford
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago