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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 97 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.20% -
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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
106 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.29% 6.71% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 32
Average daily rate £288 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 27
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.50 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 5 £360 +22.03% 6
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
3 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 18 (62.07%) vSphere
6 15 (51.72%) IBM
7 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
9 12 (41.38%) EMC
9 12 (41.38%) SAN
9 12 (41.38%) Symantec
9 12 (41.38%) NetBackup
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (41.38%) SCCM
9 12 (41.38%) SCOM
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (41.38%) NAS
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) DNS
10 11 (37.93%) DHCP
11 10 (34.48%) IIS
12 9 (31.03%) Internet
13 8 (27.59%) Lotus
13 8 (27.59%) ITIL
13 8 (27.59%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (20.69%) RTSP
14 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (20.69%) MSI

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
1 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (34.48%) IIS
3 8 (27.59%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) SAN
1 12 (41.38%) NAS
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) DHCP
3 9 (31.03%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) RTSP
4 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
4 6 (20.69%) FTP
4 6 (20.69%) SMTP
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
4 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) Firewall
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) SSL
7 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
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 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
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%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Support
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
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) PDA
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) CentOS
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (10.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
1 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (62.07%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) NetBackup
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
1 12 (41.38%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) IBM
4 12 (41.38%) EMC
4 12 (41.38%) Symantec
5 8 (27.59%) Lotus
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Imperva
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.34%) Remedy
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
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