Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 81 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 4 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.29% 2.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.29% 2.63% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -11.59% +17.14%
10th Percentile £191 £224 £303
90th Percentile £414 £423 £438
East of England median daily rate £255 £350 £288
% change year-on-year -27.14% +21.74% -28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -48.15% -14.01% +50.96%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 189 152 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 14.62% 10.85% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 126
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +1.25% +34.68%
10th Percentile £164 £173 £203
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 44
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -19.18% +15.87%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.98 £8.54
90th Percentile £17.82 £23.90 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -10.81% -2.63%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Stevenage - 3 £403 -
Watford - 3 - - 1
VMware ESXi
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) CCDP
6 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) DWDM
6 3 (30.00%) OSPF
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared

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%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) DWDM
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Intranet
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Java SE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCDP
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (10.00%) RHCE
3 1 (10.00%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL