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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 95 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.05% 4.10% 4.85%
As % of the Vendors category 14.22% 10.48% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £213 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.29% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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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
668 439 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.55% 39.16% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 293 216
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £17.64 £13.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -61.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.21 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.35 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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 99 (62.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (44.30%) Windows
3 67 (42.41%) Linux
4 58 (36.71%) Microsoft
5 42 (26.58%) ITIL
6 40 (25.32%) Configuration Management
6 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (22.78%) IIS
8 35 (22.15%) Open Source
9 32 (20.25%) SAN
10 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
10 30 (18.99%) Python
10 30 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (18.35%) Cisco
12 26 (16.46%) Firewall
13 25 (15.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (15.19%) vSphere
15 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (14.56%) DNS
15 23 (14.56%) MCSE
15 23 (14.56%) Bash Shell
16 22 (13.92%) Java
16 22 (13.92%) OpenStack
16 22 (13.92%) DevOps
17 21 (13.29%) KVM
17 21 (13.29%) QEMU
18 20 (12.66%) Puppet
18 20 (12.66%) Servlets

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 36 (22.78%) IIS
2 22 (13.92%) OpenStack
3 20 (12.66%) Apache
4 18 (11.39%) Tomcat
5 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
6 12 (7.59%) WebSphere
6 12 (7.59%) Jetty
6 12 (7.59%) nginx
7 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (4.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (3.80%) Node.js
10 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.90%) JBoss
13 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 18 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.59%) Google App Engine
3 12 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.25%) SAN
2 26 (16.46%) Firewall
3 23 (14.56%) DNS
4 16 (10.13%) Internet
5 15 (9.49%) DHCP
6 14 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.23%) HTTP
8 12 (7.59%) IPsec
8 12 (7.59%) FTP
8 12 (7.59%) SSL
9 10 (6.33%) NAS
10 9 (5.70%) DMZ
10 9 (5.70%) WAN
11 6 (3.80%) VPN
12 5 (3.16%) LAN
12 5 (3.16%) OSPF
12 5 (3.16%) BGP
12 5 (3.16%) EIGRP
13 4 (2.53%) VRRP
13 4 (2.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.16%) MySQL
3 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.90%) Informix
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.43%) Capybara
2 7 (4.43%) IntelliJ
2 7 (4.43%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Games
2 5 (3.16%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (8.86%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.59%) Consultant
3 12 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (6.96%) Technical Support
4 11 (6.96%) Developer
5 10 (6.33%) Architect
6 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (4.43%) Administrator
8 7 (4.43%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (4.43%) IT Support
9 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Support Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.16%) Technical Support Consultant
10 5 (3.16%) Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.66%) Servlets
2 18 (11.39%) .NET
3 15 (9.49%) J2EE
4 10 (6.33%) Web Services
5 7 (4.43%) HTML
5 7 (4.43%) CSS
5 7 (4.43%) HTML5
5 7 (4.43%) Sinatra
5 7 (4.43%) CSS3
5 7 (4.43%) Sass
6 6 (3.80%) XML
7 4 (2.53%) WSDL
7 4 (2.53%) SOAP
8 3 (1.90%) Java EE
9 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.63%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.63%) Middleware
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.70%) NHS
3 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.16%) Clustering
5 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.53%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
6 2 (1.27%) Wiki
6 2 (1.27%) FMCG
6 2 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.63%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.30%) Windows
2 67 (42.41%) Linux
3 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.49%) CentOS
7 15 (9.49%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.70%) UNIX
9 8 (5.06%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.16%) SUSE
10 5 (3.16%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.63%) Debian
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.63%) AIX
12 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.58%) ITIL
2 40 (25.32%) Configuration Management
2 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.15%) Open Source
4 30 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.92%) DevOps
6 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
6 16 (10.13%) Automated Testing
7 15 (9.49%) Service Management
8 12 (7.59%) Change Management
8 12 (7.59%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.96%) Workflow
10 10 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.70%) Project Management
12 7 (4.43%) Web Design
12 7 (4.43%) TDD
12 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (3.80%) Pair Programming
14 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.99%) Python
2 23 (14.56%) Bash Shell
3 22 (13.92%) Java
4 15 (9.49%) SQL
5 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.43%) Ruby
8 5 (3.16%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (14.56%) MCSE
4 19 (12.03%) MCITP
5 12 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.43%) Degree
6 7 (4.43%) CCNP
6 7 (4.43%) CCNA
7 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.90%) ISEB
8 3 (1.90%) CISSP
8 3 (1.90%) MCSA
8 3 (1.90%) CCIE
8 3 (1.90%) CCSP
9 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.27%) MCTS
10 1 (0.63%) NCDA
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (62.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.99%) Active Directory
3 24 (15.19%) vSphere
4 21 (13.29%) QEMU
4 21 (13.29%) KVM
5 15 (9.49%) Hyper-V
6 12 (7.59%) Xen
7 11 (6.96%) VMware Server
7 11 (6.96%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.80%) NFS
9 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.27%) UAG
10 2 (1.27%) vCloud
11 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (12.66%) Puppet
2 18 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.33%) SCCM
4 7 (4.43%) Graylog
5 5 (3.16%) SCOM
6 4 (2.53%) Nagios
7 3 (1.90%) Opsview
7 3 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.27%) Graphite
8 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.27%) Cacti
8 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.63%) WSUS
9 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.63%) Salt
9 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 58 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.35%) Cisco
3 15 (9.49%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.86%) IBM
5 13 (8.23%) Google
5 13 (8.23%) Splunk
6 12 (7.59%) EMC
7 10 (6.33%) Citrix
8 9 (5.70%) NetApp
8 9 (5.70%) Oracle
9 7 (4.43%) New Relic
9 7 (4.43%) Akamai
9 7 (4.43%) F5
10 6 (3.80%) HP
11 3 (1.90%) SAP
11 3 (1.90%) Veeam
11 3 (1.90%) Brocade
12 2 (1.27%) Symantec
12 2 (1.27%) McAfee
12 2 (1.27%) Sophos
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