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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 86 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.10% -
As % of the System Software category 4.65% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
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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
86 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.64% 8.42% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 19
Average daily rate £300 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £198 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £10.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.25 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) vSphere
6 12 (54.55%) Symantec
6 12 (54.55%) EMC
6 12 (54.55%) IBM
7 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) NetBackup
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) NAS
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (50.00%) SCCM
7 11 (50.00%) SCOM
8 9 (40.91%) Internet
9 7 (31.82%) SAN
9 7 (31.82%) Lotus
9 7 (31.82%) IIS
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
9 7 (31.82%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
2 7 (31.82%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) NAS
2 9 (40.91%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 3 (13.64%) SMTP
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.64%) FTP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) RTSP
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) Exchange Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PDA
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Time Management
1 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (13.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
1 11 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) EMC
3 12 (54.55%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) Symantec
4 7 (31.82%) Lotus
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Remedy
6 3 (13.64%) Imperva
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Sophos
7 1 (4.55%) HP