The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi 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 ESXi
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.13% -
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-66.29% +78.94%
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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
247 182 205
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 ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Yorkshire region.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware ESXi Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire -1 2 £300 +9.09%
West Yorkshire -13 2 £295 +78.78% 3
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VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) vSphere
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) WSUS
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) NetApp
6 4 (33.33%) X-Windows
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Altiris
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Sun

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) Altiris
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (8.33%) Draytek
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) EMC