Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 179 168
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 31 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.37% 3.55% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 35
South West median daily rate £438 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.58% -21.43% +18.31%
10th Percentile £274 £267 £195
90th Percentile £713 £454 £495
England median daily rate £400 £381 £395
% change year-on-year +4.92% -3.48% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £48.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +41.72% -7.53% +80.25%

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 710 705 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.53% 12.39% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 427 365
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £158 £123 £120
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 74 93
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -28.21% +6.85%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.15 £43.53 £43.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the South West

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +6 12 £700 +118.75%
Bristol -10 8 £338 +12.50%
Somerset - 8 £450 -
Dorset - 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +15 1 - - 1
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South West region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (32.26%) PKI
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) CA
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Python
9 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
10 6 (19.35%) Gemalto
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
10 6 (19.35%) Subversion
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
10 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
10 6 (19.35%) DevOps
11 5 (16.13%) Change Control
11 5 (16.13%) ScriptRunner

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) G Suite
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) H.323
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) Telepresence
5 1 (3.23%) ADSL
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.23%) IGMP
5 1 (3.23%) L2TP
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.23%) RIP
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) ScriptRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.23%) Phabricator
3 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) VMS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Change Control
2 5 (16.13%) Kanban
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) ArchiMate
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) MODAF
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (3.23%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) DV Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware
5 2 (6.45%) Shibboleth
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.45%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) CA
5 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
5 6 (19.35%) Gemalto
5 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) IBM
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) Google
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Snow
8 2 (6.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.23%) BT
9 1 (3.23%) Isilon
9 1 (3.23%) SAP