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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 26 27 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.16% 5.93% 2.37%
As % of the Vendors category 14.69% 13.39% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
VMware
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
701 448 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.93% 44.31% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 275 229
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (47.22%) Windows
3 72 (40.00%) Linux
4 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
5 50 (27.78%) IIS
6 38 (21.11%) SAN
7 37 (20.56%) ITIL
8 35 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (18.89%) Active Directory
9 34 (18.89%) Configuration Management
10 33 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (18.33%) vSphere
11 32 (17.78%) MCSE
12 30 (16.67%) Python
12 30 (16.67%) MCITP
13 29 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (16.11%) Firewall
13 29 (16.11%) Cisco
14 28 (15.56%) DNS
15 27 (15.00%) Open Source
16 25 (13.89%) DevOps
17 24 (13.33%) Jenkins
17 24 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
17 24 (13.33%) Java
18 23 (12.78%) TCP/IP
18 23 (12.78%) Puppet
19 22 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (12.22%) Opscode Chef

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (27.78%) IIS
2 22 (12.22%) Apache
3 20 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 20 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 16 (8.89%) OpenStack
5 15 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 15 (8.33%) Jetty
5 15 (8.33%) nginx
6 10 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.89%) Node.js
8 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.67%) JBoss
10 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.11%) CMS
11 2 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) MS Project
3 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (10.00%) Google App Engine
3 18 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.11%) SAN
2 29 (16.11%) Firewall
3 28 (15.56%) DNS
4 23 (12.78%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.56%) DHCP
6 18 (10.00%) HTTP
7 16 (8.89%) IPsec
7 16 (8.89%) FTP
8 15 (8.33%) SSL
8 15 (8.33%) Internet
9 11 (6.11%) NAS
10 10 (5.56%) WAN
11 9 (5.00%) DMZ
12 7 (3.89%) MPLS
12 7 (3.89%) VPN
13 6 (3.33%) LAN
14 5 (2.78%) OSPF
14 5 (2.78%) BGP
14 5 (2.78%) EIGRP
14 5 (2.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) MySQL
3 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.67%) Informix
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.56%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.22%) Subversion
4 3 (1.67%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.67%) Capybara
4 3 (1.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.11%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) FishEye
General
1 13 (7.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.22%) Games
3 2 (1.11%) Retail
3 2 (1.11%) Legal
3 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (10.00%) Consultant
3 13 (7.22%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 10 (5.56%) Architect
4 10 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (3.89%) Administrator
6 7 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.33%) IT Support
7 6 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.33%) Support Consultant
7 6 (3.33%) Developer
7 6 (3.33%) Analyst
7 6 (3.33%) Project Engineer
8 5 (2.78%) Technical Support Consultant
9 4 (2.22%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.22%) .NET
2 20 (11.11%) Servlets
3 18 (10.00%) J2EE
4 11 (6.11%) Web Services
5 10 (5.56%) XML
6 5 (2.78%) SOAP
7 4 (2.22%) XSLT
7 4 (2.22%) WSDL
8 3 (1.67%) HTML
8 3 (1.67%) CSS
8 3 (1.67%) Java EE
8 3 (1.67%) CSS3
8 3 (1.67%) Sass
8 3 (1.67%) HTML5
8 3 (1.67%) Sinatra
9 2 (1.11%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.11%) Middleware
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.11%) NHS
3 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.78%) Clustering
5 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.67%) FMCG
6 3 (1.67%) Replication
6 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.67%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.11%) PKI
7 2 (1.11%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (47.22%) Windows
2 72 (40.00%) Linux
3 29 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (12.22%) Ubuntu
5 21 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.11%) UNIX
6 20 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (10.00%) CentOS
8 10 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.44%) SUSE
11 7 (3.89%) Solaris
12 4 (2.22%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.56%) AIX
14 1 (0.56%) Debian
14 1 (0.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.56%) ITIL
2 35 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.89%) Configuration Management
4 29 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.00%) Open Source
6 25 (13.89%) DevOps
7 16 (8.89%) Service Management
8 13 (7.22%) Workflow
8 13 (7.22%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 12 (6.67%) Change Management
10 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.89%) Migration
11 7 (3.89%) Project Management
12 6 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (2.22%) Server Building
13 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.67%) Python
2 24 (13.33%) Java
3 20 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 17 (9.44%) SQL
5 16 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.89%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.33%) Ruby
7 6 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.33%) Perl
8 4 (2.22%) PHP
8 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (17.78%) MCSE
4 30 (16.67%) MCITP
5 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.56%) CCNP
7 6 (3.33%) CCNA
7 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.22%) Degree
8 4 (2.22%) CISSP
8 4 (2.22%) CCIE
8 4 (2.22%) CCSP
9 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.11%) MCTS
10 2 (1.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.56%) MCSA
11 1 (0.56%) NCDA
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) SLA
2 6 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 102 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (18.89%) Active Directory
3 33 (18.33%) vSphere
4 20 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 17 (9.44%) Xen
6 13 (7.22%) VMware Server
6 13 (7.22%) QEMU
6 13 (7.22%) KVM
7 9 (5.00%) NFS
7 9 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.78%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.67%) vCloud
9 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.67%) XenApp
10 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.11%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.11%) UAG
11 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (12.78%) Puppet
2 22 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.78%) SCCM
4 5 (2.78%) SCOM
5 4 (2.22%) Nagios
5 4 (2.22%) Opsview
6 3 (1.67%) Graphite
6 3 (1.67%) Graylog
6 3 (1.67%) Cacti
6 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.11%) Ansible
7 2 (1.11%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) DameWare
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) yum
8 1 (0.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 68 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.11%) Cisco
3 22 (12.22%) EMC
4 19 (10.56%) Google
5 16 (8.89%) Splunk
6 14 (7.78%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.22%) Citrix
8 12 (6.67%) IBM
9 10 (5.56%) Oracle
10 9 (5.00%) NetApp
11 8 (4.44%) F5
12 5 (2.78%) HP
13 4 (2.22%) Aruba
14 3 (1.67%) Akamai
14 3 (1.67%) Brocade
14 3 (1.67%) Veeam
14 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.67%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.67%) New Relic
14 3 (1.67%) SaltStack
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