Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 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 of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 134 152
Rank change year-on-year -37 +18 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 1.34% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 3.73% 10.55% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 26
East of England median daily rate £300 £333 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.77% -12.79% +1.67%
10th Percentile £285 £203 £288
90th Percentile £360 £393 £481
England median daily rate £400 £363 £390
% change year-on-year +10.34% -7.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.97% +53.62%
England median hourly rate £46.42 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +32.61% +16.67% +50.00%

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 563 550 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.77% 12.71% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 291 322
East of England median daily rate £349 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £130 £134 £128
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 144
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.30 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 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
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £281 +18.42% 1
Bedfordshire -6 6 £300 - 2
Suffolk 0 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -13 3 £500 +150.00% 6
Essex -9 1 - - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) DHCP
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) HP
8 7 (33.33%) Dell
8 7 (33.33%) IBM
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) NetApp
8 7 (33.33%) Clustering
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 7 (33.33%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (28.57%) EqualLogic
9 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (28.57%) NAS
9 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
9 6 (28.57%) NetBackup

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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 6 (28.57%) NAS
2 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) Broadband
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) IP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IP Designer
6 1 (4.76%) IP Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) DNA
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Information Management
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) ISMS
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) MCSA
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 6 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 6 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) vCenter Server
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Nessus
5 1 (4.76%) vMotion
5 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 7 (33.33%) Dell
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) CommVault
5 6 (28.57%) EqualLogic
5 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 6 (28.57%) Symantec
5 6 (28.57%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) Zscaler
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia