The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 90 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 5.19% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £278 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -17.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +100.00%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
114 154 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.81% 10.01% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 47
Average daily rate £210 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £142 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 29
Average hourly rate £13.60 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the West Yorkshire region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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 +5 3 £305 +8.92%
VMware ESXi
Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) vSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) Lync
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 8 (72.73%) IPsec
3 8 (72.73%) Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) XMPP
3 8 (72.73%) Xen
3 8 (72.73%) Master Data Management
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
6 4 (36.36%) SCOM

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) IPsec
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XMPP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Master Data Management
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) vSphere
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) Xen
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) BMC
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) Sun