The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 96 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 6.47% 4.63% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £244 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.19% -11.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +2.27%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 108 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.75% 8.17% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 31
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.16 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £20.75 £19.55
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 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 17 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
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Vacancies
Leeds -13 6 £363 +3.57% 9
Wetherby - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Bradford - - - -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (53.85%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) VCAP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Replication
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) NetApp
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) DNS
9 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) MCSA
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Storage Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) VMWare Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (46.15%) VCAP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
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