Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 11 December 2018 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 128 91
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 22 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 2.88% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £484 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.47% -7.06% +16.84%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £300
90th Percentile £504 £443 £460
South East median daily rate £413 £382 £400
% change year-on-year +7.91% -4.44% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £18.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year +134.81% -28.71% +12.22%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 374 347 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.09% 14.60% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 157 127
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £184 £128 £214
90th Percentile £506 £480 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.71% +52.00% -21.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.53 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.45 £59.25 £16.44
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -11.76%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Buckinghamshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +31 20 £484 +22.47% 1
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
4 16 (72.73%) NetApp
5 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 14 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
9 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (31.82%) SCCM
11 7 (31.82%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
11 7 (31.82%) Linux
12 6 (27.27%) ITIL
12 6 (27.27%) SQL
12 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (27.27%) Change Management
12 6 (27.27%) vSphere
12 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
13 5 (22.73%) Firewall
13 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 4 (18.18%) Cisco
14 4 (18.18%) SAN
14 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) VSAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Change Management
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (18.18%) VCP6
6 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) MCSE
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CCA
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.55%) VCAP
7 1 (4.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (27.27%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.55%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 16 (72.73%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Ivanti