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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 107 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.069% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 4.64% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £305 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £358 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year
- +6.00%
VMware ESX
West Yorkshire

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
190 151 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.10% 9.74% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 77 47
Median daily rate £390 £313 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.18 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.63% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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
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 1 July 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
5 7 (63.64%) CCNP
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (63.64%) High Availability
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (54.55%) FWSM
6 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 6 (54.55%) HP
6 6 (54.55%) Windows
7 5 (45.45%) Perl
7 5 (45.45%) Internet
7 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (45.45%) MPLS
7 5 (45.45%) OSPF
7 5 (45.45%) BGP
7 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
7 5 (45.45%) Firewall
7 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
7 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (36.36%) HSRP
8 4 (36.36%) Games

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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (54.55%) FWSM
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) VRRP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Informix
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
5 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) IBM XIV
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) CCDE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) Graphite
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Opsview
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds