Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 August 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 88 88
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.27% 0.25% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 1.99% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% -5.15%
10th Percentile £333 £335 £188
90th Percentile £541 £465 £403
UK median daily rate £375 £398 £375
% change year-on-year -5.78% +6.13% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £47.83 £24.50
% change year-on-year -11.14% +95.22% -30.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 188 151 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.89% 12.44% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 105 60
Wales median daily rate £425 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -42.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £206 £135 £113
90th Percentile £588 £425 £489
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 27
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £16.28 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.29% +20.59% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.30 £77.50 £68.50
UK median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.23% -3.03% +3.13%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Wales over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
South Wales -19 3 £450 +12.50% 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Packer
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (25.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) HP