The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 36 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.15% 1.30% 2.94%
As % of the System Software category 28.13% 14.71% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
128 136 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.66% 8.81% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 45
Average daily rate £290 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +27 33 £400 +39.13% 14
Bradford -1 1 - - 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (52.63%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) Linux
4 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 17 (29.82%) Data Protection
8 14 (24.56%) Citrix
8 14 (24.56%) SAN
9 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
9 13 (22.81%) Puppet
10 12 (21.05%) vSphere
10 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
10 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
11 10 (17.54%) HP
12 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.79%) NetApp
12 9 (15.79%) UNIX
12 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (14.04%) SQL
13 8 (14.04%) DHCP
13 8 (14.04%) DNS
13 8 (14.04%) Dell
14 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (12.28%) MCSE
14 7 (12.28%) ITIL
14 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) Jetty
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) nginx
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.75%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.26%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) DNS
4 7 (12.28%) Firewall
5 6 (10.53%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) IPsec
7 3 (5.26%) FTP
7 3 (5.26%) HTTP
7 3 (5.26%) SSL
8 2 (3.51%) Wireless
8 2 (3.51%) Internet
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.75%) WLAN
9 1 (1.75%) WAN
9 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Architect
2 16 (28.07%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Server Support
6 3 (5.26%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
1 3 (5.26%) Servlets
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) VMS
5 2 (3.51%) HPUX
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.75%) CentOS
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Data Protection
2 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.26%) DevOps
4 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.51%) Service Management
4 2 (3.51%) Release Management
4 2 (3.51%) B2B
4 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.75%) Data Management
5 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Time Management
5 1 (1.75%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) MCSE
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) VCAP
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCITP
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware ESX
2 12 (21.05%) vSphere
3 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) Xen
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Puppet
2 12 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.28%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) SCOM
5 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) HP
5 9 (15.79%) NetApp
6 8 (14.04%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco
8 4 (7.02%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) Google
9 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (3.51%) Remedy
10 2 (3.51%) BMC
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle
11 1 (1.75%) Lotus
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.75%) McAfee
11 1 (1.75%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.75%) Adobe
11 1 (1.75%) Sun