Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 17 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +82
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.35% 1.08% -
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 7.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Cardiff median daily rate £353 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% - -
South Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -10.83% +20.77% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 108 92 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.77% 14.24% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 31
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £148 £129 £120
90th Percentile £534 £478 £550
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +20.86% -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.57 £10.75
90th Percentile £152.00 £18.75 £16.75
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -9.80%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp