Period
to 14 November 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 14 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 145 146
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 17 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.37% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.66% 2.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.62% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £294 £220 £316
90th Percentile £376 £448 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 465 434 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.56% 14.41% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 299 257
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £298 £175 £175
90th Percentile £538 £538 £555
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% -2.04% +2.08%
10th Percentile £9.50 £9.36 £9.95
90th Percentile £19.59 £19.05 £23.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -14.29% +16.67%

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 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 14 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
Leeds +6 8 £325 -22.62% 6
Wakefield - 3 £338 - 2
Bradford - 2 £275 - 3
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) Clustering
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 5 (29.41%) SCOM
8 5 (29.41%) WSUS
8 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) HP SIM
10 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010

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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) FTP
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.88%) Skype
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (35.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.88%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
6 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.76%) XenServer
5 1 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) WSUS
3 4 (23.53%) HP SIM
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (17.65%) PowerCLI
4 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
5 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) vRealize
6 1 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.88%) OpenView
6 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
6 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
4 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
7 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) McAfee
8 1 (5.88%) Brocade
8 1 (5.88%) Meraki
8 1 (5.88%) Remedy
8 1 (5.88%) Sage
8 1 (5.88%) Spiceworks
8 1 (5.88%) Veeam
8 1 (5.88%) Veritas