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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware 90 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.63% 4.98% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 13.74% 12.56% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.89%
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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
655 422 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.96% 39.66% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 273 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 21
Average hourly rate £17.64 £14.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.12 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 102 (60.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (43.20%) Windows
3 69 (40.83%) Linux
4 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
5 42 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (24.26%) Configuration Management
7 40 (23.67%) ITIL
8 39 (23.08%) IIS
9 38 (22.49%) SAN
10 35 (20.71%) Python
10 35 (20.71%) Open Source
11 31 (18.34%) Cisco
11 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (17.75%) Active Directory
13 28 (16.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (15.98%) Firewall
15 26 (15.38%) MCSE
16 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
17 24 (14.20%) vSphere
17 24 (14.20%) OpenStack
17 24 (14.20%) DNS
17 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (13.61%) DevOps
19 22 (13.02%) KVM
19 22 (13.02%) QEMU
19 22 (13.02%) Puppet
19 22 (13.02%) MCITP
19 22 (13.02%) Java
20 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (23.08%) IIS
2 24 (14.20%) OpenStack
3 20 (11.83%) Apache
4 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
5 16 (9.47%) MS Exchange
6 12 (7.10%) WebSphere
6 12 (7.10%) Jetty
6 12 (7.10%) nginx
7 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.55%) Node.js
10 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.78%) JBoss
13 2 (1.18%) CMS
13 2 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Project
3 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.43%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.10%) Google App Engine
3 12 (7.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.49%) SAN
2 27 (15.98%) Firewall
3 24 (14.20%) DNS
4 16 (9.47%) Internet
4 16 (9.47%) TCP/IP
5 15 (8.88%) DHCP
6 14 (8.28%) HTTP
7 13 (7.69%) SSL
8 12 (7.10%) FTP
8 12 (7.10%) IPsec
9 11 (6.51%) NAS
10 9 (5.33%) WAN
10 9 (5.33%) DMZ
11 6 (3.55%) VPN
12 5 (2.96%) LAN
12 5 (2.96%) MPLS
12 5 (2.96%) OSPF
12 5 (2.96%) BGP
12 5 (2.96%) EIGRP
13 4 (2.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) MySQL
3 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.37%) Informix
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) DB2
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.14%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.14%) Capybara
2 7 (4.14%) IntelliJ
2 7 (4.14%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (7.10%) Finance
2 6 (3.55%) Games
3 5 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (1.78%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (17.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (7.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (7.10%) Developer
2 12 (7.10%) Consultant
3 11 (6.51%) Technical Support
3 11 (6.51%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.33%) Architect
4 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (4.73%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (4.14%) Administrator
6 7 (4.14%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (4.14%) IT Support
7 6 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.55%) Support Consultant
7 6 (3.55%) Analyst
8 5 (2.96%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.96%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (2.37%) Linux Support
9 4 (2.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.83%) Servlets
2 18 (10.65%) .NET
3 15 (8.88%) J2EE
4 10 (5.92%) Web Services
5 7 (4.14%) HTML
5 7 (4.14%) CSS
5 7 (4.14%) HTML5
5 7 (4.14%) Sinatra
5 7 (4.14%) CSS3
5 7 (4.14%) Sass
6 6 (3.55%) XML
7 4 (2.37%) WSDL
7 4 (2.37%) SOAP
8 3 (1.78%) Java EE
9 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.59%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.59%) Middleware
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.10%) NHS
3 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.96%) Clustering
4 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.96%) IBM XIV
5 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.78%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) FMCG
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (1.18%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.59%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.20%) Windows
2 69 (40.83%) Linux
3 24 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.65%) CentOS
5 18 (10.65%) Ubuntu
6 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.10%) UNIX
9 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.96%) SUSE
10 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.59%) Debian
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.26%) Configuration Management
3 40 (23.67%) ITIL
4 35 (20.71%) Open Source
5 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (13.61%) DevOps
7 18 (10.65%) Service Management
8 16 (9.47%) Automated Testing
8 16 (9.47%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.28%) Workflow
10 12 (7.10%) Change Management
10 12 (7.10%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.33%) Project Management
13 7 (4.14%) Migration
13 7 (4.14%) TDD
13 7 (4.14%) Web Design
13 7 (4.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.71%) Python
2 25 (14.79%) Bash Shell
3 22 (13.02%) Java
4 15 (8.88%) SQL
5 10 (5.92%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.73%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.14%) Ruby
8 5 (2.96%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) C#
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (15.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (15.38%) MCSE
4 22 (13.02%) MCITP
5 14 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.33%) CCNP
7 7 (4.14%) CCNA
7 7 (4.14%) Degree
8 5 (2.96%) ISEB
9 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.78%) CISSP
10 3 (1.78%) MCSA
10 3 (1.78%) CCIE
10 3 (1.78%) CCSP
11 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.18%) MCTS
12 1 (0.59%) NCDA
12 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (60.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (17.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (14.20%) vSphere
4 22 (13.02%) QEMU
4 22 (13.02%) KVM
5 15 (8.88%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.28%) VMware Server
7 12 (7.10%) Xen
8 10 (5.92%) VMware ESX
9 8 (4.73%) NFS
10 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.78%) vCloud
11 2 (1.18%) UAG
11 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (13.02%) Puppet
2 20 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.92%) SCCM
4 7 (4.14%) Graylog
5 5 (2.96%) SCOM
6 3 (1.78%) Nagios
6 3 (1.78%) Opsview
6 3 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Graphite
7 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.18%) Cacti
7 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.59%) WSUS
8 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.59%) Salt
8 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (35.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.34%) Cisco
3 16 (9.47%) IBM
3 16 (9.47%) Splunk
4 15 (8.88%) EMC
5 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.69%) Google
7 10 (5.92%) Citrix
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle
8 9 (5.33%) NetApp
9 8 (4.73%) F5
10 7 (4.14%) Akamai
10 7 (4.14%) New Relic
11 6 (3.55%) HP
12 5 (2.96%) SAP
13 3 (1.78%) Brocade
13 3 (1.78%) Veeam
14 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.18%) Aruba
14 2 (1.18%) Veritas
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