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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESXi
Rank 59 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 1.72% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £188 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +278.37%
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
93 116 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.21% 14.25% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 41
Median daily rate £325 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £221 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £47.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard