Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 September 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 101 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 18 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.24% 1.19% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 6.95% 7.38% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £434 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £330 £379 £393
90th Percentile £450 £449 £447
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £434 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +8.44% -5.88% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 259 271 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.87% 16.15% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 135 81
Milton Keynes median daily rate £389 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £177 £200
90th Percentile £488 £500 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £414
% change year-on-year +2.56% -5.74% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +44.00% +7.48%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.42 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.81 £57.50 £19.14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +38.46% -18.75%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) NetApp
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 9 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Network Design
8 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
8 5 (27.78%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (22.22%) IaaS
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Workstation

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) VSAN
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
1 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Tech Ops
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) VCP6
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) NetApp
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 9 (50.00%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
5 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Hitachi