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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 90 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 3.82% 8.09% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
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£305 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.92% +55.30%
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
131 136 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.70% 8.79% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 45
Average daily rate £290 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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 -1 4 £305 -12.85% 3
Bradford - - - -
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) Dell
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (50.00%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) VCAP
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) DSL
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (25.00%) VCAP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle