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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 106 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 23 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.17% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 9.31% 2.20% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
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£283 £295 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -14.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £295 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £399 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-45.94% -1.78%
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
247 182 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.44% 7.92% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 77 67
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £195 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.15 £8.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 22 £283 -4.23% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Windows
3 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (60.00%) vSphere
7 15 (50.00%) IBM
7 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (43.33%) SCCM
9 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (43.33%) EMC
10 12 (40.00%) Symantec
10 12 (40.00%) SCOM
10 12 (40.00%) NAS
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (36.67%) SAN
11 11 (36.67%) DNS
11 11 (36.67%) DHCP
12 10 (33.33%) IIS
13 9 (30.00%) Internet
14 8 (26.67%) Lotus
14 8 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (23.33%) VPN
15 7 (23.33%) Citrix
16 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (20.00%) MSI

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (33.33%) IIS
4 8 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) NAS
2 11 (36.67%) DHCP
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) SAN
3 9 (30.00%) Internet
4 7 (23.33%) VPN
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (20.00%) FTP
5 6 (20.00%) SMTP
5 6 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (20.00%) RTSP
5 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.00%) SSL
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) HTTP
7 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Support
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PDA
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Fedora
6 1 (3.33%) VMS
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (10.00%) HIPAA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCCM
2 12 (40.00%) SCOM
2 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.67%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) IBM
4 13 (43.33%) EMC
5 12 (40.00%) Symantec
6 8 (26.67%) Lotus
7 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) Dell
9 3 (10.00%) NetApp
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (10.00%) Remedy
9 3 (10.00%) Imperva
10 2 (6.67%) Sophos
10 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco
11 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.33%) Draytek
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