The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 April 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 ESX Server
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.74% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +90.47% -30.00%  

VMware ESX 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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13 17 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 9.56% 8.50% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 27
Median daily rate £350 £359 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -10.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £273 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £347
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Slough

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Slough region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware