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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware 60 22 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.94% 2.37% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 13.39% 5.29% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 30
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £182 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.63 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +18.75%
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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
448 416 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.36% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 230 269
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 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 28 August 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 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 46 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (35.42%) SAN
5 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (33.33%) Linux
7 25 (26.04%) MS Exchange
7 25 (26.04%) vSphere
8 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
9 22 (22.92%) NetApp
9 22 (22.92%) Citrix
10 21 (21.88%) HP
11 18 (18.75%) CentOS
11 18 (18.75%) Ubuntu
12 17 (17.71%) Cisco
12 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
13 16 (16.67%) VMware Server
14 15 (15.63%) Data Protection
14 15 (15.63%) Splunk
14 15 (15.63%) Service Management
14 15 (15.63%) Firewall
14 15 (15.63%) Python
15 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
15 13 (13.54%) Puppet
16 12 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
16 12 (12.50%) VPN
16 12 (12.50%) MS Visio

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (26.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Lync
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.13%) Jetty
6 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.13%) nginx
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.13%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) SAN
2 15 (15.63%) Firewall
3 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.50%) VPN
5 11 (11.46%) IPsec
6 9 (9.38%) Wireless
7 8 (8.33%) MPLS
8 7 (7.29%) DNS
8 7 (7.29%) DHCP
9 3 (3.13%) SSL
9 3 (3.13%) FTP
9 3 (3.13%) HTTP
9 3 (3.13%) NAS
10 2 (2.08%) Internet
10 2 (2.08%) LAN
11 1 (1.04%) WLAN
11 1 (1.04%) WAN
11 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.04%) DSL
11 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Law
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Architect
1 17 (17.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 16 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.08%) Administrator
9 2 (2.08%) Storage Administrator
9 2 (2.08%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) XMPP
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) J2EE
2 3 (3.13%) Servlets
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) NHS
2 4 (4.17%) Replication
3 2 (2.08%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (33.33%) Linux
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 18 (18.75%) CentOS
5 17 (17.71%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.21%) UNIX
8 4 (4.17%) VMS
9 3 (3.13%) SUSE
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) Service Management
1 15 (15.63%) Data Protection
2 12 (12.50%) Workflow
3 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.33%) Data Management
4 8 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL
4 8 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 8 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.13%) DevOps
6 3 (3.13%) High Availability
6 3 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.08%) Release Management
7 2 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.08%) B2B
7 2 (2.08%) Project Management
8 1 (1.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) Python
2 10 (10.42%) SQL
3 3 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.25%) MCSE
3 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.08%) VCAP
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) MCITP
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (26.04%) vSphere
4 16 (16.67%) VMware Server
5 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 11 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (11.46%) Xen
7 10 (10.42%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.25%) XenApp
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Puppet
2 12 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) SCOM
4 4 (4.17%) SCCM
5 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Citrix
2 22 (22.92%) NetApp
3 21 (21.88%) HP
4 17 (17.71%) Cisco
5 15 (15.63%) Splunk
6 9 (9.38%) IBM
6 9 (9.38%) EMC
7 8 (8.33%) Oracle
8 6 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (3.13%) Symantec
9 3 (3.13%) Google
9 3 (3.13%) Veeam
10 2 (2.08%) BMC
10 2 (2.08%) Remedy
11 1 (1.04%) McAfee
11 1 (1.04%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.04%) Lotus
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.04%) Juniper
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