Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 76 97
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 18 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.06% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 6.92% 7.23% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.40% +61.67%
10th Percentile £379 £300 £345
90th Percentile £449 £447 £397
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +60.00%
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 260 166 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 15.38% 12.87% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 81 91
Milton Keynes median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £166 £200 £254
90th Percentile £499 £538 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +19.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £13.11 £10.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.30% +21.76% -13.86%
10th Percentile £11.42 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £19.14 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.22 £15.43
% change year-on-year +36.16% -14.32% +18.69%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) SAN
4 10 (55.56%) NetApp
4 10 (55.56%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) Network Design
6 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
8 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
8 6 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) vSphere
10 4 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
11 3 (16.67%) vMotion
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 3 (16.67%) SCCM
11 3 (16.67%) SCOM
11 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 3 (16.67%) DNS

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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) ATM
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) zOS
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Design
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) vSphere
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) vCloud
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
1 3 (16.67%) vMotion
2 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) NetApp
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
6 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Veeam
8 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.56%) Altiris
8 1 (5.56%) AppSense
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) EMC