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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 61 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.46% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 2.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£328 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £346 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +22.22%
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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
112 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.24% 8.37% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 26
Average daily rate £303 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £107 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £16.00 £53.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) vSphere
5 13 (68.42%) IBM
5 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
5 13 (68.42%) Symantec
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
7 11 (57.89%) EMC
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (57.89%) NAS
7 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (57.89%) SCCM
7 11 (57.89%) SCOM
8 9 (47.37%) Internet
8 9 (47.37%) IIS
9 7 (36.84%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (36.84%) Lotus
10 5 (26.32%) SAN
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) DNS
10 5 (26.32%) DHCP
11 4 (21.05%) VPN
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) NetApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (47.37%) IIS
4 7 (36.84%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) NAS
2 9 (47.37%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) SMTP
7 1 (5.26%) FTP
7 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.26%) RTSP
7 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Exchange Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall Support
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.53%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) NetBackup
2 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 11 (57.89%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 13 (68.42%) Symantec
4 11 (57.89%) EMC
5 7 (36.84%) Lotus
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) Remedy
7 4 (21.05%) NetApp
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) BMC
9 2 (10.53%) Dell
9 2 (10.53%) Imperva
10 1 (5.26%) Adobe