Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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)
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 124 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.23% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 6.79% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 16
Leeds median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +37.40%
10th Percentile £237 £358 £350
90th Percentile £528 £588 £606
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +39.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £45.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.43

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 290 280 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.15% 11.67% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 183 180
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £168 £153 £114
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 33
Leeds median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.00 £8.61
90th Percentile £19.85 £25.00 £18.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £10.65 £12.00
% change year-on-year +17.34% -11.23% -

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Erlang
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Apple

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 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Elixir
2 1 (20.00%) Erlang
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Packer
2 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (20.00%) Rancher
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed