The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 38 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 0.56% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 4.35% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £264 £272 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -12.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +12.50%
System Software Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.97% 12.92% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 32
Average daily rate £338 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.55 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £264 -
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat