Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 86 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.87% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 5.39% 1.60% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
South Wales median daily rate £393 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.77% -15.58% -14.44%
Wales median daily rate £393 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +20.77% +2.36% -29.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 167 125 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.18% 11.24% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 69
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £143 £139
90th Percentile £475 £550 £413
Wales median daily rate £375 £438 £328
% change year-on-year -14.29% +33.59% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 18
South Wales median hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year +6.12% +11.36% -8.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 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
Cardiff - 7 £325 - 2
Torfaen - 1 £475 -
VMware ESXi
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
6 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (22.22%) iptables

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) VSAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) iptables
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
5 1 (11.11%) NVIDIA
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec