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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 36 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.06% 1.48% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 32.14% 19.72% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 9
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£325 £298 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £273 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £353 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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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
112 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.53% 7.51% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 20 26
Average daily rate £295 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £14.87 £13.88 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.00 £13.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (63.77%) Windows
3 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.33%) vSphere
6 21 (30.43%) VMware ESX
7 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
8 19 (27.54%) Linux
9 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (23.19%) SCCM
10 16 (23.19%) SCOM
10 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
10 16 (23.19%) Citrix
11 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (21.74%) NAS
11 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (20.29%) Symantec
12 14 (20.29%) SAN
13 13 (18.84%) IBM
13 13 (18.84%) NetBackup
14 12 (17.39%) DNS
14 12 (17.39%) HP
14 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (17.39%) Puppet
14 12 (17.39%) Data Protection
15 11 (15.94%) EMC
15 11 (15.94%) NetApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (28.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.14%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.35%) Jetty
6 3 (4.35%) WorkSite
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.35%) nginx
7 2 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) NAS
2 14 (20.29%) SAN
3 12 (17.39%) DNS
4 10 (14.49%) Firewall
4 10 (14.49%) DHCP
5 8 (11.59%) Internet
6 7 (10.14%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) SSL
7 6 (8.70%) FTP
8 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.80%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.80%) LAN
10 3 (4.35%) RTSP
10 3 (4.35%) IPsec
10 3 (4.35%) SMTP
10 3 (4.35%) HTTP
10 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
10 3 (4.35%) Network Security
10 3 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Architect
2 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Administrator
3 7 (10.14%) Administrator
3 7 (10.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) IT Operations Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Operations Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) J2EE
2 3 (4.35%) Servlets
2 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Replication
2 3 (4.35%) PDA
3 2 (2.90%) CCTV
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) CMDB
4 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.70%) UNIX
6 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.35%) AIX
8 3 (4.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) VMS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.80%) DevOps
4 4 (5.80%) Service Management
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.45%) Document Management
7 1 (1.45%) Logistics
7 1 (1.45%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Java
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
1 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) Ruby
2 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.45%) VBScript
2 1 (1.45%) PHP
2 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) MCSE
2 7 (10.14%) MCSA
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 37 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.33%) vSphere
3 21 (30.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.35%) Xen
5 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.90%) XenApp
6 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.45%) NFS
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
1 16 (23.19%) SCOM
2 13 (18.84%) NetBackup
3 12 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.39%) Puppet
4 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) Citrix
4 14 (20.29%) Symantec
5 13 (18.84%) IBM
6 12 (17.39%) HP
7 11 (15.94%) EMC
7 11 (15.94%) NetApp
8 8 (11.59%) Lotus
9 6 (8.70%) Dell
9 6 (8.70%) Remedy
10 5 (7.25%) Oracle
11 4 (5.80%) Sun
12 3 (4.35%) Google
12 3 (4.35%) Reuters
12 3 (4.35%) CommVault
12 3 (4.35%) Cisco
12 3 (4.35%) Imperva
12 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.90%) Syncsort