The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank - 62 62
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category - 8.33% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £394 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +76.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £359
% change year-on-year -3.57% -2.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

VMware ESX 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 118 72 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 15.80% 9.59% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 29
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.38 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.96 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESX in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in Milton Keynes

VMware ESX
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware