The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
England / North East
Rank 84 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.23% -
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £280 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 88 59 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 11.97% 6.77% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 20
Median daily rate £290 £283 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -23.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Median hourly rate £15.13 £11.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.85% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.57 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £13.17 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North East region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware