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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.84% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 12.37% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £359
% change year-on-year -3.57% -2.51%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 97 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 10.84% 14.90% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 31
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £19.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in Wiltshire

VMware ESX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware