Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 October 2019 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 129 150
Rank change year-on-year +34 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.92% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 5.01% 3.20% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 2
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £210 £376
90th Percentile £360 £400 £489
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £46.40 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £46.70 £47.00 £46.42
% change year-on-year -0.64% +1.26% +61.44%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 339 438 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.29% 15.95% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 242 272
East Midlands median daily rate £346 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +13.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £132 £126 £175
90th Percentile £538 £530 £500
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.39 £14.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +14.46% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.35 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.70 £18.16 £34.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +41 13 £325 - 5
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £343 -11.61% 3
Leicestershire +7 1 £225 +11.11%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) vSphere
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) SCOM
5 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
7 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
11 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
11 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (5.88%) High Availability
11 1 (5.88%) Public Sector

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Environment Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Expert
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco