Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 78 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.27% 4.29% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £192 £340 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.60% +18.26% -11.54%
10th Percentile £180 £228 £195
90th Percentile £201 £381 £393
East of England median daily rate £300 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.17 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £35.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -53.80% -13.04% +168.33%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 214 140 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.19% 12.33% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 64
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £170 £197 £148
90th Percentile £525 £482 £494
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -10.71% -44.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.08 £8.80
90th Percentile £49.63 £17.34 £31.85
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Peterborough - 3 £193 - 1
Huntingdon -3 2 - -
Cambridge -8 2 £193 -44.20%
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) vCenter Server
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) NHS
5 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CCA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) vCenter Server
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec