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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 37 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.03% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 33.94% 19.67% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £295 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £370 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
109 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.93% 6.17% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 24
Average daily rate £295 £295 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.65 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.33%) vSphere
6 19 (31.67%) VMware ESX
7 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 15 (25.00%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (25.00%) NAS
9 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (23.33%) SCCM
10 14 (23.33%) SCOM
11 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (21.67%) IBM
11 13 (21.67%) Citrix
12 12 (20.00%) Symantec
12 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
13 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (18.33%) EMC
13 11 (18.33%) SAN
14 10 (16.67%) DNS
14 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.67%) IIS
15 9 (15.00%) HP
15 9 (15.00%) Firewall
15 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (16.67%) IIS
4 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (11.67%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.00%) WorkSite
6 3 (5.00%) Jetty
6 3 (5.00%) nginx
7 1 (1.67%) Lync
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) NAS
2 11 (18.33%) SAN
3 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 8 (13.33%) Internet
5 8 (13.33%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) FTP
6 6 (10.00%) SSL
7 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.33%) VPN
8 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.00%) SMTP
9 3 (5.00%) IPsec
9 3 (5.00%) RTSP
9 3 (5.00%) Network Security
9 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.00%) HTTP
9 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.00%) LAN
10 2 (3.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Administrator
3 7 (11.67%) Exchange Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 3 (5.00%) Servlets
2 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Replication
1 3 (5.00%) PDA
2 2 (3.33%) CCTV
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) UNIX
6 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.00%) AIX
7 3 (5.00%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.67%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
1 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
3 4 (6.67%) DevOps
4 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.00%) Time Management
4 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.67%) High Availability
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.67%) Scrum
6 1 (1.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
1 3 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) PHP
2 1 (1.67%) VBScript
2 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.67%) Ruby
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (10.00%) MCSE
2 6 (10.00%) MCSA
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 33 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) vSphere
3 19 (31.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) Xen
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.67%) UAG
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
1 14 (23.33%) SCOM
2 11 (18.33%) NetBackup
3 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.33%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (21.67%) IBM
3 13 (21.67%) Citrix
4 12 (20.00%) Symantec
5 11 (18.33%) EMC
6 9 (15.00%) HP
7 8 (13.33%) NetApp
7 8 (13.33%) Lotus
8 5 (8.33%) Dell
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle
9 4 (6.67%) Remedy
10 3 (5.00%) Google
10 3 (5.00%) Imperva
10 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.00%) Sun
10 3 (5.00%) CommVault
10 3 (5.00%) Reuters
11 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.33%) Syncsort