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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 44 52
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.91% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category - 6.06% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £366 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +109.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £16.83

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 47 66 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 14.29% 14.97% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 24
Median daily rate £205 £133 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.71% -47.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.28 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £31.08 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Gloucestershire