The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 46 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 33 6 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.20% 0.65% 3.78%
As % of the System Software category 34.02% 7.50% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
97 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.40% 8.61% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 35
Average daily rate £279 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.20 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Leeds region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (56.52%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Linux
4 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
5 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 15 (32.61%) Data Protection
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Puppet
9 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (26.09%) Citrix
9 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (23.91%) SAN
10 11 (23.91%) vSphere
11 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
12 9 (19.57%) HP
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
12 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.39%) NetApp
14 7 (15.22%) DHCP
14 7 (15.22%) DNS
14 7 (15.22%) Firewall
15 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
15 6 (13.04%) MCSE
15 6 (13.04%) ITIL
15 6 (13.04%) Dell
15 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (10.87%) UNIX
16 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) Jetty
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) nginx
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.52%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 4 (8.70%) IPsec
5 3 (6.52%) FTP
5 3 (6.52%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) SSL
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) LAN
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.17%) WLAN
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) J2EE
1 3 (6.52%) Servlets
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Data Protection
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.52%) DevOps
4 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Release Management
5 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.35%) B2B
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.17%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.17%) Data Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Master Data Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) MCSE
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.52%) MCSA
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) VCAP
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) vSphere
3 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.70%) Xen
4 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
2 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) HP
5 8 (17.39%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) Dell
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) Google
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) BMC
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle
10 1 (2.17%) Lotus
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) McAfee
10 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.17%) Adobe
10 1 (2.17%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) EMC