Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 150 164
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 -45
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.48% 6.33% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +34.45%
10th Percentile £220 £328 £330
90th Percentile £448 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.43
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.43

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 443 395 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.51% 10.97% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 244 233
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £174 £175 £126
90th Percentile £538 £559 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 11 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.00 £8.52
90th Percentile £19.05 £23.75 £22.11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.11%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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
Leeds -2 11 £420 +5.00%
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Terraform
6 3 (27.27%) Rancher
6 3 (27.27%) Prometheus
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins

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 3 (27.27%) nginx
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
1 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Elixir
1 2 (18.18%) Erlang
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Icinga
2 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Nagios
2 3 (27.27%) Packer
2 3 (27.27%) Prometheus
2 3 (27.27%) Rancher
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Terraform
3 2 (18.18%) SmoothWall
3 2 (18.18%) vCenter Server
3 2 (18.18%) WSUS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (9.09%) SCDPM
4 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed