Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 98 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.49% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.26% 3.16% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Wales median daily rate £359 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.55% +25.50%
10th Percentile £169 £238 £250
90th Percentile £423 £440 £379
UK median daily rate £395 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +5.33% -3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK median hourly rate £46.42 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +37.53% -6.25% +77.78%

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 184 158 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.96% 11.17% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 85 92
Wales median daily rate £325 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +20.44% +14.17%
10th Percentile £130 £147 £205
90th Percentile £443 £608 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 30
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +16.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 +6 6 £359 +2.50%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Proactive Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) iptables
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) NVIDIA