Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 91 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.36% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 3.59% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Wales median daily rate £350 £393 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +12.95% +10.76%
10th Percentile £319 £192 £250
90th Percentile £443 £426 £431
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.59 £47.83 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.77% +47.17% -9.72%

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 225 167 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.52% 13.60% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 109 87
Wales median daily rate £400 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £174 £123 £141
90th Percentile £575 £438 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 30
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.81% +17.23%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.23 £18.75 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -15 5 £363 -7.64% 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Packer
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp