The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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 105 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.34% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.32% 3.59% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Average daily rate £325 £272 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% -12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £171 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £350
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
263 195 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.23% 9.46% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 76
Average daily rate £330 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 39
Average hourly rate £13.86 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.26 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESX
England

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
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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -19 9 £325 +33.19% 10
North Yorkshire - 4 £335 - 2
South Yorkshire -2 1 £264 -3.21%
East Yorkshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (36.84%) vSphere
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Dell
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) Replication
6 6 (31.58%) VCAP
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Content Management
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Storage Administrator
1 6 (31.58%) VMWare Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (31.58%) VCAP
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) HP
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