The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 2.21% 2.25%
As % of the System Software category 26.27% 21.79% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +16.21%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 156 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.91% 10.13% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 47
Average daily rate £210 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £159 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Yorkshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Yorkshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 25 £400 +72.97% 24
Wakefield - - - - 2
Bradford - - - - 2
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) Linux
4 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 17 (31.48%) Data Protection
6 16 (29.63%) SAN
6 16 (29.63%) vSphere
7 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 14 (25.93%) Citrix
9 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (20.37%) UNIX
11 10 (18.52%) SQL
11 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (18.52%) Puppet
12 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
12 9 (16.67%) HP
13 8 (14.81%) Dell
13 8 (14.81%) Replication
13 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (12.96%) SCCM
14 7 (12.96%) Firewall
14 7 (12.96%) VPN
14 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (11.11%) VCAP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) Firewall
2 7 (12.96%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) IPsec
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) DSL
6 1 (1.85%) WLAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Architect
2 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Server Support
5 4 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
2 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (20.37%) UNIX
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) HPUX
6 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Data Protection
2 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) B2B
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.85%) Master Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (11.11%) VCAP
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) vSphere
3 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) UAG
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.96%) SCCM
4 4 (7.41%) SCOM
5 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) HP
5 8 (14.81%) Dell
6 6 (11.11%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco
8 4 (7.41%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) BMC
9 2 (3.70%) CommVault
10 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) McAfee
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Adobe
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
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