Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.87% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 6.77% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
South Wales median daily rate £425 £345 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +9.96% +25.50%
10th Percentile £380 £188 £289
90th Percentile £470 £403 £356
Wales median daily rate £425 £345 £343
% change year-on-year +23.19% +0.73% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £36.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 155 133 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.45% 12.80% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 46
South Wales median daily rate £198 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +11.11% +7.23%
10th Percentile £143 £123 £160
90th Percentile £438 £468 £397
Wales median daily rate £200 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -42.86% +7.69% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 14
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £12.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.08% +1.17% +4.90%
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.12 £9.33
90th Percentile £77.50 £58.78 £21.40
Wales median hourly rate £23.19 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +78.38% -4.41% +13.33%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in South Wales

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in South Wales

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in South Wales

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Bridgend -3 1 £450 +12.50%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
VMware ESXi
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Power Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Power Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec