Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 January 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 83 80
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 6.75% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £234 £400
90th Percentile £468 £386 £438
East of England median daily rate £300 £345 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% -13.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +150.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 179 163 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.68% 11.80% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 74 81
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -1.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £238 £183 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £358 £340 £303
% change year-on-year +5.15% +12.30% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.04 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.57% -17.86% -38.46%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.25 £11.55
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.25 £28.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.39% - -5.71%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Hertfordshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Watford -17 3 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £425 - 1
St Albans - 1 £463 - 2
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) ISMS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
4 2 (28.57%) GDPR
4 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Nagios
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SQL

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) DNA
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) ISMS
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Security Management
1 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
1 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Lumension
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle