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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 73 63 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 +30
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 11 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.10% 1.20% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 6.64% 6.29% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 1
10th Percentile £321 £303 -
25th Percentile £386 £359 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £424 £400 £305
Median % change year-on-year +5.94% +31.15% -6.15%
75th Percentile £460 £477 -
90th Percentile £516 £567 -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £46.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year - +143.59% -
75th Percentile - £48.75 £20.25
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £46.79 £52.00 £45.63
% change year-on-year -10.02% +13.97% -4.27%

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 226 175 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.57% 19.08% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 114 76
10th Percentile £126 £102 £181
25th Percentile £163 £140 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £275 £308 £380
Median % change year-on-year -10.57% -19.08% -5.00%
75th Percentile £445 £419 £450
90th Percentile £517 £532 £500
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 28
10th Percentile £9.17 £9.00 £9.35
25th Percentile £13.28 £9.52 £11.00
Median hourly rate £17.38 £12.01 £14.54
Median % change year-on-year +44.70% -17.42% +9.74%
75th Percentile £22.75 £15.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £23.58 £15.94 £20.40
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.95
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.99% +2.73%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 12 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £326 +2.12%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (73.33%) vCenter Server
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (46.67%) Veeam
6 7 (46.67%) vSphere
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) LDAP
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (26.67%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (20.00%) Server Building
10 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (20.00%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (20.00%) BGP
11 2 (13.33%) Mac OS

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Fargate
2 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (6.67%) GCP
2 1 (6.67%) Route 53
2 1 (6.67%) Serverless
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) GLBP
4 1 (6.67%) HSRP
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) RIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) VRRP
4 1 (6.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Server Building
3 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (13.33%) Server Management
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Agile
5 1 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) VCAP
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) pfSense
4 1 (6.67%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) vCenter Server
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (26.67%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) CloudForms
4 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Terraform
4 1 (6.67%) vRealize
4 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy