The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 30 March 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 ESX Server
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £357
% change year-on-year -5.71% -1.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

VMware ESX 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 71 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 10.20% 12.86% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 10
Median daily rate £425 £438 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +18.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £12.51 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.47% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.30 £14.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Security
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) DameWare
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam