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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 53 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.15% 3.23% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 29.44% 33.67% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
VMware Infrastructure
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
180 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.70% 9.59% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 35
Average daily rate £340 £288 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £54.40 £14.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (47.87%) Linux
3 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
4 42 (44.68%) Windows
5 34 (36.17%) IIS
6 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (26.60%) Configuration Management
8 23 (24.47%) DNS
9 22 (23.40%) Java
9 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
10 21 (22.34%) .NET
10 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
10 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (21.28%) DevOps
12 19 (20.21%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (20.21%) Open Source
12 19 (20.21%) Apache
12 19 (20.21%) ITIL
13 18 (19.15%) Tomcat
13 18 (19.15%) DHCP
13 18 (19.15%) Puppet
13 18 (19.15%) Google
14 17 (18.09%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (18.09%) Google App Engine
14 17 (18.09%) HTTP
14 17 (18.09%) J2EE
14 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
14 17 (18.09%) Google Cloud Platform

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 34 (36.17%) IIS
2 19 (20.21%) Apache
3 18 (19.15%) Tomcat
4 14 (14.89%) WebSphere
4 14 (14.89%) Jetty
4 14 (14.89%) nginx
5 10 (10.64%) OpenStack
6 6 (6.38%) Node.js
7 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.19%) JBoss
9 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.06%) Confluence
10 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.34%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.21%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (18.09%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (18.09%) Google App Engine
3 17 (18.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Office 365
5 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) DNS
2 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.15%) DHCP
4 17 (18.09%) HTTP
5 16 (17.02%) Firewall
6 15 (15.96%) IPsec
6 15 (15.96%) FTP
7 14 (14.89%) SSL
8 13 (13.83%) Internet
9 10 (10.64%) SAN
10 7 (7.45%) DMZ
11 5 (5.32%) MPLS
11 5 (5.32%) WAN
12 4 (4.26%) VPN
12 4 (4.26%) OSPF
12 4 (4.26%) BGP
12 4 (4.26%) EIGRP
12 4 (4.26%) VRRP
12 4 (4.26%) NAS
12 4 (4.26%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) Informix
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) Redis
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.13%) Capybara
5 1 (1.06%) FishEye
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Games
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Law
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
3 1 (1.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Consultant
3 13 (13.83%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Technical Support
5 6 (6.38%) Support Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Administrator
8 3 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Web Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) J2EE
3 15 (15.96%) Servlets
4 10 (10.64%) Web Services
4 10 (10.64%) XML
5 5 (5.32%) SOAP
6 4 (4.26%) XSLT
6 4 (4.26%) WSDL
7 3 (3.19%) Java EE
8 2 (2.13%) CSS3
8 2 (2.13%) Sass
8 2 (2.13%) HTML
8 2 (2.13%) CSS
8 2 (2.13%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) Sinatra
9 1 (1.06%) REST
9 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.06%) Middleware
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Wiki
4 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.13%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.87%) Linux
2 42 (44.68%) Windows
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.64%) UNIX
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.26%) Solaris
7 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.19%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) Configuration Management
3 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (21.28%) DevOps
5 19 (20.21%) Open Source
5 19 (20.21%) ITIL
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.51%) Automated Testing
7 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.26%) Project Management
9 4 (4.26%) Service Management
10 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.19%) CRM
10 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) Java
2 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.83%) Bash Shell
3 13 (13.83%) Python
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.32%) Perl
7 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) C#
9 1 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.77%) MCSE
3 12 (12.77%) MCITP
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.26%) CCNP
5 4 (4.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.19%) CISSP
6 3 (3.19%) CCIE
6 3 (3.19%) CCSP
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.06%) NCDA
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) Xen
3 13 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.57%) vSphere
5 7 (7.45%) QEMU
5 7 (7.45%) KVM
6 6 (6.38%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.32%) VirtualBox
8 3 (3.19%) vCloud
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.13%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.13%) NFS
9 2 (2.13%) UAG
10 1 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) Puppet
2 17 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.64%) SCCM
4 5 (5.32%) SCOM
5 3 (3.19%) Nagios
5 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.19%) Opsview
6 2 (2.13%) Graphite
6 2 (2.13%) Graylog
6 2 (2.13%) Ansible
6 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.13%) Cacti
6 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.06%) yum
7 1 (1.06%) DameWare
7 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.06%) WSUS
7 1 (1.06%) logstash
7 1 (1.06%) StatsD
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (45.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.15%) Google
4 14 (14.89%) Cisco
5 10 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.51%) EMC
6 8 (8.51%) Oracle
7 5 (5.32%) Citrix
7 5 (5.32%) NetApp
8 4 (4.26%) IBM
9 3 (3.19%) Brocade
9 3 (3.19%) Veeam
9 3 (3.19%) F5
9 3 (3.19%) Splunk
9 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.19%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.13%) New Relic
10 2 (2.13%) Akamai
10 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.13%) HP
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