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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.57% 0.91% 3.00%
As % of the System Software category 27.78% 9.52% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £270 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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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
90 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.27% 9.57% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 30
Average daily rate £295 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £12.77 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.17%) Linux
4 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
5 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
5 13 (27.66%) Puppet
6 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
7 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
7 11 (23.40%) Citrix
7 11 (23.40%) VMware ESX
7 11 (23.40%) vSphere
7 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (19.15%) HP
9 8 (17.02%) NetApp
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.89%) Symantec
10 7 (14.89%) SAN
10 7 (14.89%) IBM
10 7 (14.89%) DHCP
10 7 (14.89%) DNS
10 7 (14.89%) Firewall
10 7 (14.89%) SCCM
10 7 (14.89%) SCOM
11 6 (12.77%) NetBackup
11 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) Jetty
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (6.38%) nginx
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) SAN
1 7 (14.89%) DHCP
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) Internet
4 4 (8.51%) NAS
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) IPsec
5 3 (6.38%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) FTP
5 3 (6.38%) HTTP
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) DSL
7 1 (2.13%) MPLS
7 1 (2.13%) WLAN
7 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Architect
1 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (2.13%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Servlets
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
1 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Data Protection
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.38%) DevOps
4 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.26%) Release Management
4 2 (4.26%) B2B
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.13%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.13%) Time Management
5 1 (2.13%) Migration
5 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Data Management
5 1 (2.13%) Document Management
5 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) MCSE
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware ESX
2 11 (23.40%) vSphere
3 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) Xen
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.89%) SCCM
3 7 (14.89%) SCOM
4 6 (12.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.40%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) HP
5 8 (17.02%) NetApp
6 7 (14.89%) Symantec
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 5 (10.64%) EMC
8 4 (8.51%) Lotus
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco
8 4 (8.51%) Dell
9 3 (6.38%) Google
10 2 (4.26%) BMC
10 2 (4.26%) Remedy
11 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.13%) McAfee
11 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.13%) Juniper
11 1 (2.13%) Adobe
11 1 (2.13%) Sun
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