The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 27 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.

VMware ESX Server
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.53% -
As % of the System Software category - 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £350 £357
% change year-on-year -3.21% -1.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 18 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 16.00% 9.57% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 10
Median daily rate £251 £198 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £261 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Suffolk

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in Suffolk