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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
England / East Midlands
Rank - 96 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.062% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 208 168 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.93% 10.38% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 88 94
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £126 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 35
Median hourly rate £12.26 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.67% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East Midlands

VMware ESXi
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

VMware ESXi
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft