Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 88 139
Rank change year-on-year -6 +51 -35
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 4 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.92% 0.33% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 4.89% 1.85% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 29
North East median daily rate £400 - £515
10th Percentile £204 - £261
90th Percentile £443 - £630
England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £28.00 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.04% +5.36% -
10th Percentile £29.43 £24.85 £25.79
90th Percentile £30.88 £31.18 £27.36
England median hourly rate £47.00 £47.83 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.74% +107.96% -36.11%

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 225 216 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.72% 17.73% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 146 479
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £227 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 80
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.47% +5.36% +102.09%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.93
90th Percentile £23.75 £43.75 £36.05
England median hourly rate £16.10 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.20% +5.03% -

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 0 10 £413 -
Durham - 1 £129 - 2
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 North East region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (81.82%) Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) HP
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) vCenter Server
6 6 (54.55%) Puppet
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (45.45%) Citrix
7 5 (45.45%) Linux
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (45.45%) GitLab
7 5 (45.45%) vMotion
8 4 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
8 4 (36.36%) Server Building
8 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 4 (36.36%) vSphere
8 4 (36.36%) McAfee

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) GitLab
2 4 (36.36%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) PKI
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Signage
5 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Server Building
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Security Hardening
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) vCenter Server
3 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) vMotion
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Ansible
7 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
6 3 (27.27%) BMC
6 3 (27.27%) EMC
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Apple
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Google
7 1 (9.09%) Wyse