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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 132 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 6 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% 5.95% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
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£385 £325 £272
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £256 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
VMware ESX
England

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
288 252 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.99% 10.06% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 111 57
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £159 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 39
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.86 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 -15 6 £385 +18.46% 4
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Nagios
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) vSphere
9 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
9 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
9 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
9 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (21.43%) RTSP
9 3 (21.43%) PDA
9 3 (21.43%) Management Information System

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
5 3 (21.43%) RTSP
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) SMTP
5 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
5 3 (21.43%) FTP
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
1 3 (21.43%) PDA
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCSP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opsview
2 1 (7.14%) Graphite
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 2 (14.29%) IronPort
6 2 (14.29%) RightFax
6 2 (14.29%) M86 Security
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) McAfee
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
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