Period
to 20 July 2017

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

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 136 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 14 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.65% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 5.98% 6.40% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Leeds median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £338 £251 £282
90th Percentile £578 £408 £460
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 234 328 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 10.83% 11.05% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 208 151
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £285 £257 £190
90th Percentile £544 £538 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 33
Leeds median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.50 £8.97
90th Percentile £22.00 £18.90 £20.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% - -2.04%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Leeds

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) vRealize
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Veeam
6 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Dell

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OpenFlow
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VSAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Elixir
3 1 (7.14%) Erlang
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (21.43%) vRealize
3 2 (14.29%) Icinga
3 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Packer
3 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 2 (14.29%) Rancher
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) SmoothWall
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (7.14%) vMotion
4 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat