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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 70 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.57% 0.62% 1.90%
As % of the System Software category 22.08% 10.34% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
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£298 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £295 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £370 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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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
77 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.12% 6.01% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 20
Average daily rate £288 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £206 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (66.67%) Windows
3 32 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) vSphere
6 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
7 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (27.78%) NAS
9 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (25.93%) SCCM
10 14 (25.93%) SCOM
11 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (24.07%) IBM
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (22.22%) Symantec
13 11 (20.37%) NetBackup
13 11 (20.37%) EMC
13 11 (20.37%) Linux
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (18.52%) IIS
14 10 (18.52%) SAN
14 10 (18.52%) DNS
15 9 (16.67%) Citrix
15 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (14.81%) Lotus
16 8 (14.81%) Internet
16 8 (14.81%) NetApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (18.52%) IIS
4 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (12.96%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (5.56%) nginx
6 3 (5.56%) Jetty
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.56%) WorkSite
6 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.85%) Lync
8 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) NAS
2 10 (18.52%) SAN
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
3 8 (14.81%) Internet
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) SSL
4 6 (11.11%) FTP
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall
6 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security
6 3 (5.56%) SMTP
6 3 (5.56%) HTTP
6 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.56%) RTSP
6 3 (5.56%) IPsec
7 2 (3.70%) MPLS
7 2 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Administrator
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) PDA
1 3 (5.56%) Replication
2 2 (3.70%) CCTV
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.41%) UNIX
7 3 (5.56%) CentOS
7 3 (5.56%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) VMS
9 1 (1.85%) HPUX
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.41%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
3 4 (7.41%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) Time Management
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) High Availability
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCSE
2 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) HIPAA
1 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) vSphere
3 19 (35.19%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.56%) Xen
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) UAG
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
1 14 (25.93%) SCOM
2 11 (20.37%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.26%) Tivoli
4 4 (7.41%) Puppet
4 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) IBM
4 12 (22.22%) Symantec
5 11 (20.37%) EMC
6 9 (16.67%) Citrix
7 8 (14.81%) Lotus
7 8 (14.81%) NetApp
7 8 (14.81%) HP
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) Remedy
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
10 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.56%) Imperva
10 3 (5.56%) Sun
10 3 (5.56%) Reuters
10 3 (5.56%) CommVault
10 3 (5.56%) Google
11 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.70%) Syncsort