The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
Rank 74 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 5.07% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £383 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 -
% change year-on-year
+10.91% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 138 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.18% 9.68% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 44
Median daily rate £365 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESX across the Leeds region.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Leeds region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) vRealize
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) EMC
4 6 (54.55%) EMC VNX
4 6 (54.55%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) People Management
5 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) SSH
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow Development
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Domino
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 5 (45.45%) Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) EMC VNX
1 6 (54.55%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Private Cloud
3 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) People Management
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow Development
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) vRealize
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat