The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.54% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 15.63% 3.13% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -34.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.54 £26.75
% change year-on-year +11.60% -4.53%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 64 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 9.85% 14.41% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 51 24
Median daily rate £325 £525 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £11.75 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.70 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in South Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in South Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in South Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 - 4 £325 -
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) LDAP
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Back Office
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry

VMware ESXi
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) LDAP
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
General
1 6 (85.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Server Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec