Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 151 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 -34 +62
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 25 46 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.94% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 6.88% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 55
East of England median daily rate £300 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £183 £200 £177
90th Percentile £433 £391 £438
England median daily rate £400 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £35.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.80% -13.04% +168.33%
10th Percentile £13.53 £32.38 £31.25
90th Percentile £20.74 £35.00 £60.00
England median hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +41.72% -7.53% +80.25%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 755 669 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.63% 13.73% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 362 358
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +20.91%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £132
90th Percentile £550 £500 £499
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 177
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £33.80 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the East of England

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -9 10 £403 +11.17% 3
Bedfordshire -9 7 £318 +58.75%
Cambridgeshire -11 7 £192 -43.60% 1
Essex -21 1 - -
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (72.00%) Windows
4 17 (68.00%) SAN
5 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (52.00%) DHCP
7 13 (52.00%) DNS
8 12 (48.00%) Citrix
9 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (32.00%) HP
10 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
10 8 (32.00%) SCCM
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (28.00%) SCOM
11 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (28.00%) Clustering
11 7 (28.00%) Symantec
11 7 (28.00%) Replication
11 7 (28.00%) IBM
11 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (28.00%) CommVault
11 7 (28.00%) Dell
11 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) SAN
2 13 (52.00%) DHCP
2 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (28.00%) NAS
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) DWDM
8 3 (12.00%) OSPF
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) VoIP
9 2 (8.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
10 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 7 (28.00%) Replication
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.00%) NHS
5 2 (8.00%) PKI
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (4.00%) CCTV
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.00%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Network Segmentation
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (24.00%) VBScript
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.00%) MCSA
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) CCDP
6 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) MCP
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
8 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (32.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (8.00%) vSphere
7 2 (8.00%) XenApp
7 2 (8.00%) XenServer
8 1 (4.00%) Docker
8 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) SCOM
3 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (24.00%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (24.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (24.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (12.00%) WSUS
6 1 (4.00%) Ansible
6 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.00%) Puppet
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
5 7 (28.00%) CommVault
5 7 (28.00%) Dell
5 7 (28.00%) IBM
5 7 (28.00%) Symantec
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) EqualLogic
6 6 (24.00%) NetApp
6 6 (24.00%) Veritas
7 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.00%) Brocade
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) Lumension
9 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.00%) Apple
10 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu