The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank - 60 60
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category - 2.56% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £510 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £13.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -14.68%
VMware ESXi
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
59 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.24% 12.28% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 31
Average daily rate £350 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.89% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC