Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 133 134
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 2.34% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +60.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £212 £408 £259
90th Percentile £402 £540 £440
England median daily rate £400 £389 £382
% change year-on-year +2.89% +1.77% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.75 £46.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% +32.61% +2.19%

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 432 427 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.53% 14.17% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 280 212
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £329 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -10.85% +13.46%
10th Percentile £123 £175 £146
90th Percentile £556 £557 £488
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 46
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +1.76%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.65 £10.25
90th Percentile £20.02 £27.50 £23.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 7 £350 - 3
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £340 -32.00% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £225 - 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) vSphere
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
8 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (28.57%) SCCM
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) AIX
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) SAN
9 3 (21.43%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) NetApp
9 3 (21.43%) Office 365
9 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 2 (14.29%) Line Management
10 2 (14.29%) vMotion
10 2 (14.29%) Skype

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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) vSphere
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
2 2 (14.29%) HP ALM
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (14.29%) Nessus
2 2 (14.29%) vMotion
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Ivanti
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec