The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 114 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 5.73% 3.05% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £300 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.44% +31.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -30.76%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
262 197 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.20% 9.60% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 76
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 39
Average hourly rate £13.71 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.25% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.26 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware ESXi
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 8 £363 +86.85% 2
South Yorkshire +1 3 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
VMware ESXi
England

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) HP
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) vSphere
4 11 (61.11%) EMC
4 11 (61.11%) NetApp
5 10 (55.56%) IBM
5 10 (55.56%) Data Management
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (50.00%) Wireless
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) VPN
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (44.44%) IPsec
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (44.44%) MPLS
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) XMPP
7 8 (44.44%) Xen
7 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (44.44%) Lync
7 8 (44.44%) Master Data Management
7 8 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 8 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) CATIA
2 1 (5.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless
1 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (44.44%) IPsec
2 8 (44.44%) MPLS
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
1 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Data Management
2 8 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 8 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) CAD
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Xen
3 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) Foglight
4 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) HP
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) EMC
4 11 (61.11%) NetApp
5 10 (55.56%) IBM
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) Altiris
8 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
9 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
9 1 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (5.56%) Avaya
9 1 (5.56%) BMC
9 1 (5.56%) Lotus