The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 134 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 2.16% 1.95% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.96% -5.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £26.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+31.73% +0.97%
VMware ESX
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
324 205 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.83% 8.82% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 99 89
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 £175 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 31
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.04 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware ESX Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX across the Yorkshire region.

VMware ESX Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
West Yorkshire -20 7 £400 +31.14% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 4 (30.77%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) HSRP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) BGP
3 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) VRRP
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) HSRP
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) FWSM
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
4 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.69%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) CCIE
2 2 (15.38%) CCSP
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
3 4 (30.77%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) vCloud
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Cacti
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.69%) Opsview
1 1 (7.69%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Intel
7 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
7 2 (15.38%) IronPort
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) M86 Security
7 2 (15.38%) RightFax
8 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds