Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 81 96
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 12 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.65% 1.06% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 6.12% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £470 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +5.92% +10.94%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £470 £444
% change year-on-year -1.60% +5.92% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 66 196 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.32% 17.28% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 108 123
Median daily rate £413 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £211 £218 £200
90th Percentile £513 £638 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £438 £380
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.56 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.93 £38.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -25.00%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) vMotion
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas