The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESX Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 103 106
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware ESX 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.10% 4.89% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £575 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% +8.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £350 £357
% change year-on-year -4.64% -1.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +44.32% -19.16%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 143 184 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.69% 9.42% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 111 92
Median daily rate £405 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +33.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 22
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.20 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESX in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESX in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESX in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESX in West Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Leeds +4 3 £575 +43.75%
VMware ESX
Yorkshire

VMware ESX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) vRealize
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) LDAP
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SSH
4 4 (44.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) EMC VNX
4 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow Development
4 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) LDAP
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) EMC VNX
2 4 (44.44%) Private Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow Development
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) vCloud
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) vRealize
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix