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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 371 340 366
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 51 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 4.01% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £237 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £16.25 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £23.75 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
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
2243 2142 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.16% 8.52% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1318 1178
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 151 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £26.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +15 15 £330 -14.00% 11
New Malden - 2 - - 3
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (88.39%) VMware
2 73 (65.18%) Windows
3 68 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
5 53 (47.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
7 44 (39.29%) Citrix
8 42 (37.50%) SAN
9 41 (36.61%) HP
10 38 (33.93%) DNS
11 33 (29.46%) SQL
12 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (24.11%) XenApp
14 26 (23.21%) DHCP
15 24 (21.43%) Linux
15 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (21.43%) vSphere
16 23 (20.54%) Firewall
16 23 (20.54%) Cisco
17 21 (18.75%) EMC
17 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
17 21 (18.75%) SCCM
18 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
18 20 (17.86%) MS Exchange
18 20 (17.86%) ITIL
18 20 (17.86%) Change Management
19 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
20 18 (16.07%) SCOM
21 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
21 17 (15.18%) SharePoint

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.18%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.71%) Lync
5 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.14%) IIS
7 6 (5.36%) Apache
8 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.50%) SAN
2 38 (33.93%) DNS
3 26 (23.21%) DHCP
4 23 (20.54%) Firewall
5 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 13 (11.61%) WAN
7 12 (10.71%) LAN
8 10 (8.93%) Network Security
9 9 (8.04%) NetScaler
9 9 (8.04%) VPN
10 8 (7.14%) NAS
11 5 (4.46%) Wireless
12 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (3.57%) Extranet
13 3 (2.68%) MPLS
13 3 (2.68%) ATM
14 2 (1.79%) ADSL
14 2 (1.79%) TACACS
14 2 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
4 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.89%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Consultant
4 9 (8.04%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Architect
6 7 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Administrator
8 5 (4.46%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Web Services
2 4 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.79%) CSS
3 2 (1.79%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) XML
3 2 (1.79%) Ajax
3 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.79%) JSON
3 2 (1.79%) WCF
3 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Clustering
2 15 (13.39%) Replication
3 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.36%) Open Source
4 6 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.18%) Windows
2 53 (47.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (21.43%) Linux
4 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.14%) UNIX
8 6 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (4.46%) Solaris
10 3 (2.68%) SUSE
10 3 (2.68%) CentOS
11 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.89%) Debian
12 1 (0.89%) AIX
12 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.89%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) ITIL
1 20 (17.86%) Change Management
2 10 (8.93%) DevOps
3 9 (8.04%) Migration
3 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.36%) CRM
5 6 (5.36%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.46%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.57%) Workflow
8 3 (2.68%) Security Management
8 3 (2.68%) Scrum
8 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.68%) Data Management
8 3 (2.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.68%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.46%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.36%) C
4 5 (4.46%) Perl
4 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.68%) Python
6 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.79%) Ruby
6 2 (1.79%) C#
6 2 (1.79%) Java
6 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.89%) VB
7 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.36%) MCSE
4 6 (5.36%) MCSA
4 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.57%) MCTS
6 4 (3.57%) MCITP
6 4 (3.57%) CCA
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.57%) CCNA
6 4 (3.57%) BC Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) CCNP
7 3 (2.68%) Degree
8 2 (1.79%) VCP5
8 2 (1.79%) MCSM
9 1 (0.89%) VCDX
9 1 (0.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (51.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (24.11%) XenApp
4 24 (21.43%) vSphere
5 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
6 15 (13.39%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (5.36%) UAG
9 5 (4.46%) vCloud
9 5 (4.46%) XenServer
9 5 (4.46%) NFS
9 5 (4.46%) Xen
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.57%) KVM
11 3 (2.68%) MetaFrame
11 3 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.68%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 18 (16.07%) SCOM
3 10 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.14%) Puppet
4 8 (7.14%) Backup Exec
5 7 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.36%) HP SIM
6 6 (5.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (3.57%) Nagios
8 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.68%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (2.68%) Icinga
9 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.79%) WSUS
9 2 (1.79%) Foglight
10 1 (0.89%) WMI
10 1 (0.89%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 99 (88.39%) VMware
2 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 44 (39.29%) Citrix
4 41 (36.61%) HP
5 23 (20.54%) Cisco
6 21 (18.75%) EMC
7 14 (12.50%) IBM
8 13 (11.61%) Symantec
9 11 (9.82%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.36%) NetApp
11 5 (4.46%) F5
12 4 (3.57%) Veeam
12 4 (3.57%) Remedy
12 4 (3.57%) Sophos
12 4 (3.57%) Websense
12 4 (3.57%) Altiris
12 4 (3.57%) BMC
13 3 (2.68%) Hitachi
13 3 (2.68%) Veritas
13 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
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