Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 99 127
Rank change year-on-year +13 +28 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 0.25% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 6.47% 1.38% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 25
North East median daily rate £400 - £515
10th Percentile £325 - £275
90th Percentile £438 - £640
England median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.84% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North East median hourly rate - £32.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year -3.05% +32.61% +2.19%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 232 218 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.62% 18.15% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 145 298
North East median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £197
90th Percentile £556 £559 £500
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 59
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.89% -50.00% +3.92%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.00 £11.04
90th Percentile £20.60 £46.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in the North East

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 14 £400 - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (93.33%) HP
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat
2 14 (93.33%) vMotion
3 13 (86.67%) Puppet
3 13 (86.67%) GitLab
3 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (80.00%) Artifactory
5 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (73.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (73.33%) vCenter Server
5 11 (73.33%) Security Hardening
5 11 (73.33%) SCCM
5 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (66.67%) EMC
6 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (66.67%) BMC
6 10 (66.67%) Oracle
6 10 (66.67%) SCOM
6 10 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (66.67%) XenApp
6 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
6 10 (66.67%) 3PAR

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) GitLab
2 12 (80.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Server Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Server Support
4 3 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
1 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (73.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (73.33%) Security Hardening
2 10 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Statistics
6 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (66.67%) XenApp
3 10 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) vMotion
2 13 (86.67%) Puppet
3 11 (73.33%) SCCM
3 11 (73.33%) vCenter Server
4 10 (66.67%) SCOM
4 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) HP
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 10 (66.67%) BMC
3 10 (66.67%) EMC
3 10 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft