Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.81% 0.37% -
As % of the System Software category 4.08% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £213 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 49 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.84% 6.25% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +29.81% +8.33%
10th Percentile £227 £198 £190
90th Percentile £388 £411 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.38 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +26.92% +22.53%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.19 £10.80
90th Percentile £17.95 £40.75 £15.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.88% +10.19%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Staffordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Staffordshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Staffordshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 2 £213 - 1
VMware ESXi
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) VMware