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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 148 133 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 2.65% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £305 £398 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% +51.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £305
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -19.23%
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
336 340 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.68% 11.53% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 178 108
Median daily rate £425 £325 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +14.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 41
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £9.34 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.00 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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
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 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 3 £305 -23.27% 2
VMware ESX
England

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) FWSM
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) HSRP
5 4 (40.00%) VRRP
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) VPN

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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) FWSM
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) HSRP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) VRRP
4 2 (20.00%) FTP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Informix
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) IBM XIV
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) CCDE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSP
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) vRealize
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Graphite
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Opsview
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds