Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - +97 +34
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 12 0 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.82% - 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% - 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 11
10th Percentile £299 " "
25th Percentile £314 " £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £394 - £325
75th Percentile £481 " £351
90th Percentile £560 " £360
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £46.40
England median hourly rate £49.25 - £46.70

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 258 68 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.71% 11.02% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 30 189
10th Percentile £94 £120 £130
25th Percentile £163 £129 £185
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £335 £340
Median % change year-on-year -10.45% -1.47% -8.11%
75th Percentile £450 £479 £444
90th Percentile £555 £500 £538
England median daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 51
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.50 £10.50
25th Percentile £9.43 £9.52 £11.21
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.64 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -3.09% -11.48% -4.03%
75th Percentile £14.75 £17.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £15.49 £19.80 £43.49
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.90% +11.72% +0.44%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East Midlands.

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 20 October 2021. 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
Derbyshire - 7 £338 - 4
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £725 - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (33.33%) Azure
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) CCNP
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Behavioural Change
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) Ivanti
6 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) Veeam