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 23 October 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.

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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 21 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.67% 2.23% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 16.52% 5.41% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £156 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £360 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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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
442 370 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.40% 41.29% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 204 187
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 77 (61.60%) Windows
2 62 (49.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (41.60%) Active Directory
4 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (28.80%) MS Exchange
6 36 (28.80%) Linux
6 36 (28.80%) SAN
7 32 (25.60%) vSphere
8 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (18.40%) Citrix
10 21 (16.80%) IIS
10 21 (16.80%) CentOS
11 20 (16.00%) Windows XP
11 20 (16.00%) NetApp
12 19 (15.20%) VMware ESX
12 19 (15.20%) Ubuntu
13 18 (14.40%) VMware Server
13 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
14 17 (13.60%) Service Management
15 16 (12.80%) Symantec
15 16 (12.80%) Puppet
15 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (12.00%) Splunk
16 15 (12.00%) SCCM
16 15 (12.00%) SCOM
16 15 (12.00%) Python
16 15 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
17 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2013

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 36 (28.80%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.80%) IIS
3 14 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.20%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.40%) Jetty
7 3 (2.40%) nginx
7 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.80%) Lync
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.60%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.40%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.80%) SAN
2 12 (9.60%) NAS
3 10 (8.00%) Firewall
3 10 (8.00%) DNS
4 9 (7.20%) Internet
4 9 (7.20%) DHCP
5 5 (4.00%) SSL
5 5 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.00%) VPN
6 4 (3.20%) FTP
6 4 (3.20%) LAN
7 3 (2.40%) HTTP
7 3 (2.40%) IPsec
8 2 (1.60%) Network Security
8 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.80%) WLAN
9 1 (0.80%) WAN
9 1 (0.80%) SMTP
9 1 (0.80%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.20%) Finance
2 1 (0.80%) Law
2 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.80%) Retail
2 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (13.60%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (12.00%) Architect
3 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Consultant
4 10 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Exchange Administrator
7 7 (5.60%) Administrator
7 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.00%) Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Linux Support
9 4 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) J2EE
2 3 (2.40%) Servlets
3 2 (1.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.60%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) NHS
2 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Replication
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) PKI
4 1 (0.80%) PDA
4 1 (0.80%) CMDB
4 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 77 (61.60%) Windows
2 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (28.80%) Linux
4 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (16.80%) CentOS
6 20 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 19 (15.20%) Ubuntu
8 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (7.20%) SUSE
11 8 (6.40%) VMS
12 7 (5.60%) UNIX
13 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.60%) AIX
15 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) Service Management
2 13 (10.40%) Incident Management
2 13 (10.40%) Data Protection
3 12 (9.60%) Workflow
3 12 (9.60%) ITIL
4 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.80%) DevOps
5 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.20%) Migration
6 4 (3.20%) Project Management
7 3 (2.40%) RUP
7 3 (2.40%) DSDM
7 3 (2.40%) Scrum
7 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.40%) Time Management
7 3 (2.40%) High Availability
8 2 (1.60%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) Python
2 8 (6.40%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) Java
4 3 (2.40%) PHP
4 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.40%) Ruby
4 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.60%) C
6 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.20%) MCSE
5 3 (2.40%) MCSA
5 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) CCNA
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MCITP
7 1 (0.80%) Degree
7 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.60%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 62 (49.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (41.60%) Active Directory
3 32 (25.60%) vSphere
4 19 (15.20%) VMware ESX
5 18 (14.40%) VMware Server
6 6 (4.80%) XenApp
7 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.40%) Xen
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.80%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) Puppet
2 15 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (12.00%) SCCM
2 15 (12.00%) SCOM
3 13 (10.40%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.40%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.40%) Citrix
3 20 (16.00%) NetApp
4 16 (12.80%) Symantec
5 15 (12.00%) Splunk
6 13 (10.40%) IBM
6 13 (10.40%) HP
7 11 (8.80%) EMC
8 9 (7.20%) Cisco
9 8 (6.40%) Lotus
10 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.00%) Remedy
10 5 (4.00%) Dell
11 4 (3.20%) Oracle
12 3 (2.40%) Google
12 3 (2.40%) Veeam
13 2 (1.60%) Imperva
13 2 (1.60%) Sun
13 2 (1.60%) BMC
14 1 (0.80%) Juniper
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