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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 94 109 109
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 2.22% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £260 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £358 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% -10.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +12.24% +45.61%  

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 145 180 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.87% 9.30% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 106 92
Median daily rate £410 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 22
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.20 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing VMware ESXi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 1 - - 1
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) vRealize
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) CCA
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) VMware GSX
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

VMware ESXi
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VSAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Product Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (28.57%) vCloud
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) VMware GSX
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) vRealize
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco