Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 148 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.29% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 1.94% 1.22% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +17.24% -10.49%
10th Percentile £273 £373 £266
90th Percentile £505 £488 £425
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.21 £22.75
% change year-on-year +8.78% +89.92% -36.81%

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 413 410 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.09% 12.98% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 278 217
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £126 £168 £140
90th Percentile £532 £491 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 28 36
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.71% -5.56% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.00 £10.31
90th Percentile £17.82 £28.25 £21.88
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.79% +5.03% -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £394 -10.00% 2
Leicestershire +13 1 £203 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Line Management
7 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) Veeam
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (12.50%) FishEye
8 1 (12.50%) PaaS
8 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) FishEye
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas