The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 June 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.61% 0.68% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 2.63% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £513 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £26.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year +13.82% -0.65%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19 38 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 11.52% 25.68% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
Median daily rate £450 £464 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +18.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.72% +267.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £31.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £49.46 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Portsmouth

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware