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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 112 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.18% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 3.43% 2.59% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £305 £330
% change year-on-year
+17.62% -7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +0.97%
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
204 116 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.35% 6.90% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 66 52
Average daily rate £350 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.88 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 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
(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 -27 5 £431 +41.39% 2
Halifax - 2 £400 -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) HP
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) Internet
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 4 (28.57%) OSPF
9 4 (28.57%) BGP
9 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
9 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) VPN
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
9 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
9 4 (28.57%) vSphere
9 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (21.43%) Information Security

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 3 (21.43%) VRRP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) HSRP
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) FWSM
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCSP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) NFS
4 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (14.29%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Cacti
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.14%) Opsview
1 1 (7.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) Intel
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) M86 Security
7 2 (14.29%) RightFax
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) IronPort
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) McAfee
8 1 (7.14%) Sophos
8 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds