Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 100 114
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 19 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 0.55% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 6.23% 4.93% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.67% +56.25%
10th Percentile £380 £381 £317
90th Percentile £449 £445 £559
South East median daily rate £366 £339 £365
% change year-on-year +8.12% -7.19% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +117.39% -8.00% -24.24%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 305 223 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.13% 11.18% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 115 99
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £158 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £507 £478
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +20.75%
10th Percentile £9.86 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £19.50 £30.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +9.68%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 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
Milton Keynes -11 19 £400 -
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) NetApp
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 8 (42.11%) Network Design
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
7 7 (36.84%) vSphere
8 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
8 6 (31.58%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) Replication
9 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.79%) vMotion
10 3 (15.79%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) SCOM
10 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines

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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) ATM
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) IBM XIV
2 2 (10.53%) LPAR
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) zOS
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Network Design
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
2 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V2
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
6 1 (5.26%) vCloud
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.26%) XenApp
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
1 3 (15.79%) vMotion
2 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) NetApp
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
8 2 (10.53%) Brocade
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) Veeam
9 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (5.26%) CommVault
9 1 (5.26%) EMC
9 1 (5.26%) Genesys