The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 55 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.18% 4.25% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 12.85% 8.83% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 35
Average daily rate
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£225 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £205 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
428 419 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.34% 48.11% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 224 306
Average daily rate £325 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £125 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £19.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
VMware
West Yorkshire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Leeds region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Leeds region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware 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.

1 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (34.57%) SAN
6 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 26 (32.10%) Linux
7 26 (32.10%) vSphere
8 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
9 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
10 21 (25.93%) Citrix
11 20 (24.69%) HP
11 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
12 17 (20.99%) Cisco
13 16 (19.75%) Windows XP
13 16 (19.75%) Ubuntu
13 16 (19.75%) CentOS
13 16 (19.75%) VMware Server
14 15 (18.52%) Service Management
14 15 (18.52%) Firewall
15 13 (16.05%) Python
15 13 (16.05%) VPN
15 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
15 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
15 13 (16.05%) Splunk
16 12 (14.81%) SQL
16 12 (14.81%) Workflow
17 11 (13.58%) NetApp
17 11 (13.58%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (13.58%) Incident Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Lync
3 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (24.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.57%) SAN
2 15 (18.52%) Firewall
3 13 (16.05%) VPN
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.11%) Wireless
5 8 (9.88%) IPsec
5 8 (9.88%) MPLS
6 4 (4.94%) NAS
7 3 (3.70%) DNS
7 3 (3.70%) DHCP
8 2 (2.47%) LAN
9 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.23%) Internet
9 1 (1.23%) DSL
9 1 (1.23%) WLAN
9 1 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Architect
2 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (17.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Support
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) XMPP
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Replication
2 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (74.07%) Windows
2 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (32.10%) Linux
5 16 (19.75%) Windows XP
5 16 (19.75%) Ubuntu
5 16 (19.75%) CentOS
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.64%) UNIX
8 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.47%) SUSE
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Service Management
2 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
3 12 (14.81%) Workflow
4 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (9.88%) Master Data Management
5 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.88%) Data Management
6 7 (8.64%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.70%) High Availability
9 2 (2.47%) B2B
9 2 (2.47%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.23%) Time Management
10 1 (1.23%) Release Management
10 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.23%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (1.23%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) Python
2 12 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) MCSE
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) VCAP
3 3 (3.70%) CCNA
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCP
System Software
1 40 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (32.10%) vSphere
3 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
4 16 (19.75%) VMware Server
5 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
6 11 (13.58%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (9.88%) Xen
9 4 (4.94%) XenApp
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Puppet
2 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.88%) SCOM
4 6 (7.41%) SCCM
5 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) Citrix
3 20 (24.69%) HP
4 17 (20.99%) Cisco
5 13 (16.05%) Splunk
6 11 (13.58%) NetApp
7 10 (12.35%) EMC
8 8 (9.88%) Oracle
8 8 (9.88%) IBM
9 5 (6.17%) Veeam
9 5 (6.17%) Dell
10 3 (3.70%) CommVault
10 3 (3.70%) McAfee
11 2 (2.47%) Sophos
11 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 2 (2.47%) BMC
11 2 (2.47%) Symantec
12 1 (1.23%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.23%) Juniper
12 1 (1.23%) Adobe
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