Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 90 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.79% 1.91%
As % of the System Software category 4.78% 6.55% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.17% -14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £241 £234 £315
90th Percentile £466 £386 £438
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 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 209 168 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.31% 12.11% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 87 104
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -3.95% +38.18%
10th Percentile £181 £205 £190
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.93% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.13% -36.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.23 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £13.85 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.39% -2.94% -2.86%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £425 -
Stevenage - 3 £403 -
Watford -9 2 £300 - 1
St Albans - 1 £463 -
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) CCDP
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) DWDM
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Migration

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) DWDM
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Database Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CCDP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Lumension
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL