The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 2.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 36 48 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.50% 11.76% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 23
Median daily rate £305 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.22% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £194 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +120.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.43 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cambridge

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cambridge

VMware ESXi
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware