Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 22 February 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 130 152
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 -31
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.092% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 5.62% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £425 £352 £338
90th Percentile £535 £588 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 406 338 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.47% 11.20% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 207 234
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.96% +19.84%
10th Percentile £158 £155 £120
90th Percentile £580 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 57
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £10.65 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.34% -11.23% +3.23%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.59 £8.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £22.78 £17.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.63 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.01% +5.23% -4.08%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware ESXi in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Leeds -13 3 £450 -5.26% 1
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
1 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Icinga
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Packer
2 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
2 1 (33.33%) Rancher
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed