The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 272 286
Rank change year-on-year -90 +14  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 65 165 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 2.95% 6.83% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 121 122
London median daily rate £425 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.03%  
10th Percentile £320 £285 £276
90th Percentile £475 £538 £561
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
London median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +117.39% +9.52%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2205 2416 2269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.61% 11.17% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 2845 2443
London median daily rate £455 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £213 £208 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
England median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 182
London median hourly rate £21.33 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.44% -10.52%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.58
90th Percentile £50.00 £22.60 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -13.15% +5.67%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in London

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi 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 29 June 2017. 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 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
Croydon - 10 £463 -
New Malden - 7 - -
City of London -43 2 £450 -3.58% 2
Chessington - 1 £425 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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.

1 143 (94.08%) VMware
2 106 (69.74%) Windows
3 94 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (45.39%) Windows Server
5 68 (44.74%) Linux
6 57 (37.50%) Firewall
7 52 (34.21%) DNS
8 48 (31.58%) SAN
9 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (28.95%) Active Directory
11 42 (27.63%) Cisco
12 36 (23.68%) Red Hat
13 35 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (22.37%) Puppet
15 32 (21.05%) vSphere
16 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
16 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (20.39%) Citrix
16 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
16 31 (20.39%) Finance
17 29 (19.08%) Bash Shell
18 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (18.42%) PowerShell
18 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
18 28 (18.42%) LDAP
19 26 (17.11%) SCCM
19 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (16.45%) Migration
21 24 (15.79%) SQL
22 23 (15.13%) Juniper

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 16 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.61%) Confluence
3 7 (4.61%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.29%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.97%) JBoss
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.32%) Apache
8 2 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) WildFly
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.29%) Office 365
5 4 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.32%) G Suite
6 2 (1.32%) Heroku
6 2 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (37.50%) Firewall
2 52 (34.21%) DNS
3 48 (31.58%) SAN
4 28 (18.42%) LDAP
5 22 (14.47%) WAN
6 19 (12.50%) VPN
7 18 (11.84%) LAN
8 16 (10.53%) DHCP
9 14 (9.21%) Network Security
10 12 (7.89%) NAS
11 10 (6.58%) iSCSI
11 10 (6.58%) SSL
11 10 (6.58%) TCP/IP
11 10 (6.58%) Wireless
12 9 (5.92%) Ethernet
12 9 (5.92%) HTTP
13 7 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (4.61%) NetScaler
13 7 (4.61%) VoIP
13 7 (4.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.97%) DB2
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.61%) JIRA
3 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.95%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 31 (20.39%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Banking
2 9 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.95%) Legal
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Electronics
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
5 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (16.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.13%) Administrator
3 20 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (11.84%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (11.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.21%) Analyst
6 14 (9.21%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Consultant
7 13 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) VMWare Administrator
10 9 (5.92%) Network Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) Architect
12 7 (4.61%) Citrix Consultant
12 7 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
13 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.55%) Web Services
2 6 (3.95%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.29%) Middleware
4 3 (1.97%) COM
4 3 (1.97%) REST
5 2 (1.32%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.32%) JSON
5 2 (1.32%) SAML
5 2 (1.32%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) Dojo
6 1 (0.66%) Flash
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.95%) Spread Betting
5 5 (3.29%) Clustering
5 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 106 (69.74%) Windows
2 69 (45.39%) Windows Server
3 68 (44.74%) Linux
4 46 (30.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (23.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (13.82%) Unix
9 20 (13.16%) CentOS
10 17 (11.18%) Ubuntu
11 11 (7.24%) Windows 7
12 10 (6.58%) SUSE
13 8 (5.26%) AIX
14 6 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (3.29%) Mac OS X
15 5 (3.29%) Solaris
15 5 (3.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (2.63%) VMS
17 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
18 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.45%) Migration
2 21 (13.82%) Configuration Management
3 19 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.84%) DevOps
5 16 (10.53%) Service Management
6 13 (8.55%) ITIL
7 11 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (7.24%) Network Design
7 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.58%) Server Building
9 9 (5.92%) Data Security
9 9 (5.92%) High Availability
9 9 (5.92%) Network Architecture
9 9 (5.92%) Network Management
10 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.61%) Change Management
11 7 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.08%) Bash Shell
2 28 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 24 (15.79%) SQL
4 16 (10.53%) Perl
5 10 (6.58%) Python
6 7 (4.61%) Korn
7 5 (3.29%) C
8 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.97%) Java
9 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.66%) C#
11 1 (0.66%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) PHP
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.89%) CCNP
4 12 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.24%) Degree
6 10 (6.58%) CCNA
6 10 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (6.58%) MCSE
7 9 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.26%) CCDA
8 8 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 8 (5.26%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.26%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.97%) MCSA
11 2 (1.32%) CCDP
11 2 (1.32%) CCIE
11 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 94 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (28.95%) Active Directory
3 32 (21.05%) vSphere
4 19 (12.50%) KVM
5 18 (11.84%) Hyper-V
6 17 (11.18%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (9.87%) XenDesktop
8 12 (7.89%) vCloud
8 12 (7.89%) XenApp
9 10 (6.58%) XenServer
10 8 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (3.29%) DFS Replication
13 4 (2.63%) iptables
14 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (1.32%) PowerHA
15 2 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (22.37%) Puppet
2 26 (17.11%) SCCM
3 16 (10.53%) yum
4 13 (8.55%) Ansible
4 13 (8.55%) vCenter Server
5 11 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (5.92%) NetBackup
6 9 (5.92%) vRealize
7 8 (5.26%) vMotion
8 6 (3.95%) FortiGate
8 6 (3.95%) Forum Sentry
8 6 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.95%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.29%) Backup Exec
9 5 (3.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (2.63%) WMI
11 3 (1.97%) Nagios
11 3 (1.97%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 143 (94.08%) VMware
2 42 (27.63%) Cisco
3 36 (23.68%) Red Hat
4 31 (20.39%) Citrix
4 31 (20.39%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.13%) Juniper
6 19 (12.50%) HP
7 17 (11.18%) Oracle
8 15 (9.87%) EMC
9 11 (7.24%) Dell
10 9 (5.92%) Palo Alto
11 8 (5.26%) 3PAR
11 8 (5.26%) NetApp
12 7 (4.61%) Atlassian
12 7 (4.61%) IBM
12 7 (4.61%) Riverbed
12 7 (4.61%) Symantec
13 6 (3.95%) AlienVault
13 6 (3.95%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.95%) Veritas
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