Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 107 78
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 22 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.67% 0.62% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 7.10% 4.31% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £473 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% -5.88% +16.84%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £300
90th Percentile £503 £440 £460
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.13% -5.88% +18.06%
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 310 255 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.54% 14.45% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 130 91
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £389 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% -1.21% +4.93%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £200
90th Percentile £502 £494 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +0.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 29
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +54.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.70 £59.88 £15.58
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -26.05% +58.33% -25.00%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 17 (77.27%) NetApp
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) SCCM
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (31.82%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) SQL
10 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 6 (27.27%) SAN
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
11 5 (22.73%) vSphere
11 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
11 5 (22.73%) Change Management
11 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
11 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco

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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) VSAN
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) Skype
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Unix
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Tech Ops
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) VCP6
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CCA
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.55%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
2 17 (77.27%) NetApp
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
4 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) CA
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.55%) Altiris
7 1 (4.55%) Brocade
7 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.55%) Ivanti