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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 131 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 2.86% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £575 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.84% -16.57%

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
261 315 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.09% 11.17% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 211 124
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 42
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.05 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.50 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VMware ESX Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +10 4 £575 +43.75%
South Yorkshire - 1 £273 - 1
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) SCCM
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) vSphere
6 8 (40.00%) vRealize
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) EMC
8 6 (30.00%) Symantec
8 6 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (30.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
9 5 (25.00%) Internet
9 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) Puppet
9 5 (25.00%) Change Control
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (20.00%) LDAP
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) SMTP
4 4 (20.00%) SSH
5 3 (15.00%) FTP
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.00%) OpenFlow
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 5 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (25.00%) Replication
3 4 (20.00%) User Experience
4 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (20.00%) People Management
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) Workflow Development
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (15.00%) vCloud
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
6 1 (5.00%) XenApp
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (40.00%) vRealize
3 6 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (20.00%) NetVault Backup
5 4 (20.00%) WSUS
6 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (10.00%) SCOM
7 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (5.00%) DameWare
8 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Symantec
4 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 4 (20.00%) Veritas
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam