The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VCAP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 -
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 147 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.24% 16.82% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 115
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VCAP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VCAP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware