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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 106 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 5.52% 6.42% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Average daily rate £413 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £215 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £366 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £12.50
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
181 109 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.91% 6.19% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 62 43
Average daily rate £388 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.25 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 10 £413 +14.58% 2
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) High Availability
4 7 (53.85%) FWSM
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
5 6 (46.15%) Games
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (38.46%) vCloud
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) Informix
6 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
6 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (53.85%) FWSM
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) HSRP
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) VRRP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) Intranet
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Informix
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) vCloud
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Cacti
2 3 (23.08%) Graphite
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Opsview
2 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) F5
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
6 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) IronPort
6 1 (7.69%) M86 Security
6 1 (7.69%) RightFax