Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 24 November 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.02% 1.57% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 11.24% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £318 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.75% -42.86% +105.88%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £328
90th Percentile £391 £288 £395
East of England median daily rate £300 £333 £363
% change year-on-year -9.77% -8.28% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.03
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £35.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -53.80% -13.04% +168.33%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 126 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.29% 13.97% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 50
Bedfordshire median daily rate £328 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +24.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £112
90th Percentile £488 £456 £450
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.84 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -62.86% +91.78%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.90 £18.40
90th Percentile £14.95 £40.50 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +0.83%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Bedfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bedford -3 2 £368 +83.75%
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
2 6 (85.71%) 3PAR
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) HP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) VCAP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
1 6 (85.71%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) 3PAR
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) EqualLogic
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Veritas
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds