Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 71 60
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.13% 0.91% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 4.47% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Essex median daily rate - £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.33% +42.86%
East of England median daily rate £300 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Essex median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.04% +168.33%
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £35.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -53.80% -13.04% +168.33%

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 179 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.14% 20.41% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 62
Essex median daily rate £359 £275 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.45% -25.42% +22.92%
10th Percentile £131 £163 £121
90th Percentile £553 £448 £534
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 56 65
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.35
90th Percentile £35.45 £33.08 £40.11
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Essex

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Essex

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware