Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 2.60% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £215 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.86% -33.85% -5.11%
10th Percentile £322 £125 £313
90th Percentile £541 £303 £338
South Wales median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +2.19%
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 94 77 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.56% 12.83% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 34
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.56% -47.06% +30.77%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £97
90th Percentile £530 £388 £550
South Wales median daily rate £413 £195 £413
% change year-on-year +111.54% -52.73% +20.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £11.97 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £137.25 £18.00 £16.20
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 October 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (25.00%) SCSM
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Packer
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Packer
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) HP