The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESXi over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 110 105
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - 2.16% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £345 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £31.56 £13.65
% change year-on-year
-7.30% +131.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
171 185 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.74% 9.43% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 124 57
Median daily rate £410 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 19
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.12% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) vRealize
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Product Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) WebOps Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCA
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) VMware GSX
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (12.50%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) vRealize
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) F5