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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 84 103 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.13% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 4.62% 1.34% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £365 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £34.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +132.08%
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
130 149 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.34% 9.43% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 59
Median daily rate £400 £394 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.65 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.05 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 December 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 8 (80.00%) EMC VNX
3 8 (80.00%) vRealize
4 6 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (60.00%) People Management
4 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 6 (60.00%) FTP
4 6 (60.00%) VCE vBlock
5 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) SCOM
6 4 (40.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (40.00%) Veritas
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
6 4 (40.00%) Symantec
6 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Clustering

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) OpenFlow
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 7 (70.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) EMC VNX
2 6 (60.00%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) iSeries
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) People Management
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) vRealize
2 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat