The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 85 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 23 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 15.54% 3.23% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£283 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £399 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £24.42 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-39.11% -12.01%
VMware ESX
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
148 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.92% 5.89% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 36
Average daily rate £295 £295 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £385 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.68 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.10 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 18 £350 +18.64% 2
Bradford -8 1 - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Active Directory
2 28 (96.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) vSphere
5 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
6 15 (51.72%) IBM
7 14 (48.28%) Symantec
7 14 (48.28%) NetBackup
7 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (44.83%) DNS
8 13 (44.83%) DHCP
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
9 12 (41.38%) EMC
9 12 (41.38%) SAN
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (41.38%) NAS
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (41.38%) SCCM
9 12 (41.38%) SCOM
10 10 (34.48%) IIS
11 9 (31.03%) Internet
12 8 (27.59%) Citrix
12 8 (27.59%) Lotus
12 8 (27.59%) ITIL
12 8 (27.59%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (27.59%) VPN
13 6 (20.69%) Ethernet

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (34.48%) IIS
4 8 (27.59%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
1 13 (44.83%) DHCP
2 12 (41.38%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) NAS
3 9 (31.03%) Internet
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
5 6 (20.69%) FTP
5 6 (20.69%) SMTP
5 6 (20.69%) RTSP
5 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
5 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.34%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Administrator
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Support
5 2 (6.90%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PDA
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) HIPAA
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (96.55%) Active Directory
1 28 (96.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (68.97%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) NetBackup
2 12 (41.38%) SCCM
2 12 (41.38%) SCOM
3 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) IBM
4 14 (48.28%) Symantec
5 12 (41.38%) EMC
6 8 (27.59%) Citrix
6 8 (27.59%) Lotus
7 5 (17.24%) Remedy
7 5 (17.24%) NetApp
7 5 (17.24%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Imperva
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) BMC
10 1 (3.45%) Red Hat