Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 202 217
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -52
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 30 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.74% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.51% 4.92% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 14
City of London median daily rate £475 £438 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +18.00% -20.91%
10th Percentile £206 £313 £310
90th Percentile £581 £563 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £368
% change year-on-year +11.76% +15.49% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,193 1,036 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.52% 15.02% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 829 526
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £203 £215 £203
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 13
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.63 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.01% -7.65% +36.00%
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.81 £13.10
90th Percentile £43.04 £23.60 £175.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +34.92%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the City of London

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (80.00%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (66.67%) Office 365
6 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (46.67%) DNS
8 13 (43.33%) Finance
9 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (36.67%) Linux
10 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
10 11 (36.67%) SAN
10 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
11 10 (33.33%) DHCP
12 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
13 8 (26.67%) Skype
14 7 (23.33%) HP
14 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (23.33%) vSphere
14 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (23.33%) Ivanti
15 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (20.00%) EMC
15 6 (20.00%) NetApp
16 5 (16.67%) Hitachi
16 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (66.67%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Mimecast
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) SAN
3 10 (33.33%) DHCP
4 8 (26.67%) Skype
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.67%) LAN
7 2 (6.67%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 2 (6.67%) WAN
8 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security
8 1 (3.33%) PABX
8 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) International Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Reinsurance
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Server Building
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITSM
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Storage Management
5 2 (6.67%) Availability Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) RHCA
3 1 (3.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) NFS
6 1 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.33%) Samba
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) vCenter Server
2 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (10.00%) PingFederate
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.67%) vMotion
4 1 (3.33%) Ambari
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Ivanti
5 6 (20.00%) EMC
5 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 5 (16.67%) Hitachi
6 5 (16.67%) McAfee
7 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.33%) Splunk
8 3 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 3 (10.00%) Equitrac
8 3 (10.00%) IBM
8 3 (10.00%) ThinPrint
9 2 (6.67%) Dell
10 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.33%) Sophos