The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.56% 1.83% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 19.51% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
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 £22.25 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.81% 9.37% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 40
Average daily rate £200 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
5 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) Data Protection
6 13 (31.71%) vSphere
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (29.27%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) SAN
8 11 (26.83%) Puppet
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
9 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
11 8 (19.51%) HP
11 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.07%) UNIX
12 7 (17.07%) Firewall
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (12.20%) Replication
14 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
14 5 (12.20%) ITIL
14 5 (12.20%) MCSE
14 5 (12.20%) Dell
14 5 (12.20%) Cisco
14 5 (12.20%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) IPsec
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
1 14 (34.15%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) UNIX
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Data Protection
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) B2B
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Master Data Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCSE
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.32%) VCAP
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) vSphere
3 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) UAG
6 1 (2.44%) Xen
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) SCCM
5 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Dell
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) BMC
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Adobe
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
8 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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