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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.29% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 9.29% 4.59% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.65%  

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 140 109 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.85% 11.63% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 13 £400 - 1
VMware ESXi
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) vSphere
5 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (35.71%) Network Design
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Replication
6 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) vMotion
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) ATM
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) IBM XIV
3 2 (14.29%) LPAR
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
1 5 (35.71%) Network Design
1 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Email Filtering
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
1 3 (21.43%) vMotion
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
3 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) AppSense
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) CommVault
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) Genesys
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
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