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 28 June 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.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 85 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.65% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 6.21% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Median daily rate £463 £383 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.91% -8.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £289 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.04 £26.75
% change year-on-year -9.78% +16.02%  

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 186 161 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.12% 10.44% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 167 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 24
Median hourly rate £12.23 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +9.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £10.74 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £23.80 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £500 +53.84%
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Consul
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) PTC
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Consul
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) PTC
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam