The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 9.46% 1.27% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £331 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.51% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 74 79 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.86% 12.70% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 34
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £189 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 23
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.57% +239.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.98 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £31.20
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cambridgeshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Peterborough - 5 £194 -
Cambridge +6 1 £425 +9.67%
VMware ESXi
East of England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) GDPR
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) JBoss
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GDPR
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Temenos