Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - +76 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.78% - 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 4.38% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £524 - £313
10th Percentile £420 - £261
90th Percentile £536 - £374
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £48.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.09% - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 137 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.79% 11.37% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 38 55
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £207 £176 £106
90th Percentile £576 £529 £445
South West median daily rate £411 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.50% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.35 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -2.63% +45.04%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.23 £33.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -28.21%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 11 December 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
Cheltenham - 3 £525 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £388 -
VMware ESXi
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet

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 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix