The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.16% 2.28% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 15.63% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 4
Median daily rate - £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £16.83

VMware ESXi 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 67 96 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 10.49% 14.61% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 31
Median daily rate £325 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £280
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 £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Wiltshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Wiltshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -8 1 - -
VMware ESXi
South West

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) CESG
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

VMware ESXi
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Veeam
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard