The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 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.

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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 86 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.12% 3.02% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 14.08% 7.27% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 24 13
Average daily rate
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£288 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £389 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
611 509 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.46% 41.48% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 346 167
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, 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 75 (66.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (57.14%) Linux
3 46 (41.07%) Windows
4 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (33.04%) Microsoft
6 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 36 (32.14%) Open Source
7 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (23.21%) DNS
9 25 (22.32%) Python
10 24 (21.43%) ITIL
10 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
10 24 (21.43%) SAN
11 23 (20.54%) Cisco
12 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
13 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (17.86%) Servlets
14 20 (17.86%) Apache
14 20 (17.86%) QEMU
14 20 (17.86%) OpenStack
14 20 (17.86%) KVM
15 19 (16.96%) Java
15 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (15.18%) IIS
17 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 16 (14.29%) Puppet
17 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
18 15 (13.39%) .NET
18 15 (13.39%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 20 (17.86%) Apache
1 20 (17.86%) OpenStack
2 17 (15.18%) IIS
3 14 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 12 (10.71%) Jetty
4 12 (10.71%) nginx
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.79%) Node.js
10 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.71%) Google App Engine
3 12 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.21%) DNS
2 24 (21.43%) SAN
3 15 (13.39%) DHCP
4 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.50%) Firewall
5 13 (11.61%) IPsec
6 12 (10.71%) FTP
6 12 (10.71%) HTTP
6 12 (10.71%) SSL
7 9 (8.04%) Internet
8 7 (6.25%) NAS
9 6 (5.36%) DMZ
10 5 (4.46%) OSPF
10 5 (4.46%) BGP
10 5 (4.46%) EIGRP
10 5 (4.46%) VPN
10 5 (4.46%) LAN
10 5 (4.46%) WAN
11 4 (3.57%) VRRP
11 4 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.46%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) Informix
4 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.25%) Capybara
2 7 (6.25%) IntelliJ
2 7 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (5.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Games
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (11.61%) Support Engineer
1 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (9.82%) Developer
3 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.25%) Administrator
4 7 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (4.46%) IT Support
5 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (4.46%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Web Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.57%) Linux Support
7 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (2.68%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Servlets
2 15 (13.39%) .NET
3 12 (10.71%) J2EE
4 7 (6.25%) HTML
4 7 (6.25%) CSS
4 7 (6.25%) HTML5
4 7 (6.25%) Sinatra
4 7 (6.25%) CSS3
4 7 (6.25%) Sass
5 1 (0.89%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) NHS
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Clustering
4 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.57%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Wiki
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.89%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 64 (57.14%) Linux
2 46 (41.07%) Windows
3 21 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.93%) CentOS
7 10 (8.93%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.25%) UNIX
9 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 36 (32.14%) Open Source
3 30 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (21.43%) ITIL
5 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 15 (13.39%) DevOps
7 11 (9.82%) Change Management
8 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.14%) Service Management
10 7 (6.25%) Workflow
10 7 (6.25%) TDD
10 7 (6.25%) Web Design
10 7 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.36%) Pair Programming
11 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.36%) Project Management
12 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Python
2 22 (19.64%) Bash Shell
3 19 (16.96%) Java
4 10 (8.93%) SQL
5 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.25%) Ruby
7 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.46%) PHP
9 2 (1.79%) Perl
9 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.14%) MCSE
4 7 (6.25%) CCNA
4 7 (6.25%) Degree
5 6 (5.36%) MCITP
6 5 (4.46%) CCNP
7 3 (2.68%) ISEB
7 3 (2.68%) CISSP
7 3 (2.68%) MCSA
7 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.79%) CCIE
8 2 (1.79%) CCSP
8 2 (1.79%) MCTS
9 1 (0.89%) CCSA
9 1 (0.89%) CCSE
9 1 (0.89%) CCDA
9 1 (0.89%) CCDP
9 1 (0.89%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (66.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 20 (17.86%) QEMU
3 20 (17.86%) KVM
4 14 (12.50%) vSphere
5 12 (10.71%) Xen
6 10 (8.93%) VMware ESX
7 8 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 7 (6.25%) VMware Server
9 5 (4.46%) NFS
10 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.79%) UAG
11 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.89%) vCloud
11 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) Puppet
2 15 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.25%) Graylog
3 7 (6.25%) SCCM
4 6 (5.36%) Nagios
5 5 (4.46%) SCOM
6 3 (2.68%) Opsview
6 3 (2.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.79%) Graphite
7 2 (1.79%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.79%) Cacti
7 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.89%) WSUS
8 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.89%) Salt
8 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.54%) Cisco
3 15 (13.39%) Red Hat
4 13 (11.61%) IBM
5 12 (10.71%) Google
6 8 (7.14%) Splunk
7 7 (6.25%) New Relic
7 7 (6.25%) Akamai
7 7 (6.25%) Oracle
8 6 (5.36%) Citrix
8 6 (5.36%) NetApp
8 6 (5.36%) F5
9 4 (3.57%) HP
10 3 (2.68%) SAP
10 3 (2.68%) Brocade
11 2 (1.79%) Veeam
11 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.79%) Veritas
11 2 (1.79%) McAfee
11 2 (1.79%) Sophos
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