The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 51 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.31% 0.42% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 2.30% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.66%  
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 £28.50 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +7.24% -0.65%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 87 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.66% 18.16% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 36
Median daily rate £208 £423 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £279 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £638 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £13.23 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Gloucestershire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Gloucestershire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheltenham - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Isilon
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Isilon
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft