Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 112 71
Rank change year-on-year +38 -41 +32
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 21 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.81% 0.48% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 7.55% 2.97% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £495 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +17.65% +19.72%
10th Percentile £394 £300 £300
90th Percentile £503 £538 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £495 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -1.00% +17.65% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes 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 278 269 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 23.92% 16.08% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 122 99
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £162 £183 £252
90th Percentile £500 £500 £504
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £385 £356
% change year-on-year -1.95% +8.07% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 25 27
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.27 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.71% +38.46% -11.10%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.97 £8.72
90th Percentile £34.25 £21.00 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year -23.70% +44.93% -17.70%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Citrix
3 18 (85.71%) NetApp
4 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
7 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
7 10 (47.62%) SCCM
8 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
10 7 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
10 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) Cisco
10 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 6 (28.57%) SAN
11 6 (28.57%) Linux
11 6 (28.57%) ITIL
11 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
12 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Architect
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.76%) Server Management
6 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCA
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Docker
6 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Citrix
3 18 (85.71%) NetApp
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.76%) Altiris
9 1 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) EMC
9 1 (4.76%) Ivanti