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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 105 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 20 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 8.10% 3.11% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £181 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.89% -42.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £146 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £216 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-45.94% +22.22%
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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
247 225 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.81% 10.15% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 68
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £139 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 36
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.40 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
West Yorkshire +10 19 £305 - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
7 16 (64.00%) vSphere
8 15 (60.00%) IBM
9 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (56.00%) Symantec
9 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (56.00%) NetBackup
10 13 (52.00%) SCCM
10 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (52.00%) EMC
11 12 (48.00%) NAS
11 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (48.00%) SCOM
11 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (40.00%) Internet
12 10 (40.00%) IIS
13 9 (36.00%) DNS
14 8 (32.00%) DHCP
14 8 (32.00%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (32.00%) Lotus
15 7 (28.00%) SAN
16 6 (24.00%) HP
16 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (40.00%) IIS
4 8 (32.00%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) NAS
2 10 (40.00%) Internet
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 8 (32.00%) DHCP
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (8.00%) HTTP
8 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
8 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.00%) FTP
9 1 (4.00%) VoIP
9 1 (4.00%) WAN
9 1 (4.00%) SMTP
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
9 1 (4.00%) DSL
9 1 (4.00%) RTSP
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) VMS
5 1 (4.00%) Fedora
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Time Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCSE
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) NetBackup
2 13 (52.00%) SCCM
3 12 (48.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) IBM
4 14 (56.00%) Symantec
5 13 (52.00%) EMC
6 8 (32.00%) Lotus
7 6 (24.00%) HP
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
8 5 (20.00%) NetApp
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy
11 2 (8.00%) BMC
12 1 (4.00%) Oracle
12 1 (4.00%) Adobe
12 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
12 1 (4.00%) Draytek
12 1 (4.00%) Imperva
12 1 (4.00%) Sophos
Selby, North Yorkshire
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