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 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 56 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.24% 1.24% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 34.57% 17.59% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £380 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.87 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.35%
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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
162 108 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.39% 7.06% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 41
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.22 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -21.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.65 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +20 41 £327 +7.29% 15
Bradford - 10 £263 -
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 3
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 2
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (65.88%) Windows
3 48 (56.47%) Active Directory
4 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 28 (32.94%) vSphere
6 26 (30.59%) VMware ESX
7 24 (28.24%) Linux
7 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
7 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
9 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (21.18%) SCCM
10 18 (21.18%) Citrix
11 17 (20.00%) SAN
11 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 16 (18.82%) IIS
12 16 (18.82%) SCOM
12 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (18.82%) NAS
12 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (17.65%) IBM
13 15 (17.65%) HP
13 15 (17.65%) DNS
13 15 (17.65%) Symantec
14 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (16.47%) NetBackup
14 14 (16.47%) DHCP
14 14 (16.47%) EMC
14 14 (16.47%) Puppet

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) IIS
3 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.41%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.53%) WorkSite
6 3 (3.53%) Jetty
6 3 (3.53%) nginx
6 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.18%) Lync
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) SAN
2 16 (18.82%) NAS
3 15 (17.65%) DNS
4 14 (16.47%) DHCP
5 10 (11.76%) Internet
6 9 (10.59%) Firewall
7 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.06%) VPN
8 6 (7.06%) FTP
8 6 (7.06%) SSL
8 6 (7.06%) DMZ
9 5 (5.88%) HTTP
10 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.53%) Network Security
11 3 (3.53%) RTSP
11 3 (3.53%) IPsec
11 3 (3.53%) SMTP
11 3 (3.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (18.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.53%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Architect
2 17 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (11.76%) Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Server Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Administrator
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Server Support Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.53%) J2EE
2 3 (3.53%) Servlets
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.35%) PDA
2 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.18%) PKI
3 1 (1.18%) CMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (65.88%) Windows
2 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.59%) UNIX
6 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.71%) CentOS
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.53%) AIX
9 2 (2.35%) VMS
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Data Protection
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.71%) Service Management
4 4 (4.71%) Time Management
4 4 (4.71%) DevOps
5 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.53%) Project Management
5 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.53%) Migration
5 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.35%) B2B
6 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.35%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
3 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
3 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (10.59%) MCSE
1 9 (10.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.24%) MCSA
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) HIPAA
1 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 48 (56.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (32.94%) vSphere
3 26 (30.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.53%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.53%) Xen
6 2 (2.35%) XenApp
7 1 (1.18%) UAG
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (21.18%) SCCM
2 16 (18.82%) SCOM
3 14 (16.47%) NetBackup
3 14 (16.47%) Puppet
4 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.18%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.18%) Citrix
4 15 (17.65%) IBM
4 15 (17.65%) HP
4 15 (17.65%) Symantec
5 14 (16.47%) EMC
6 10 (11.76%) NetApp
7 9 (10.59%) Lotus
8 7 (8.24%) Dell
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle
9 6 (7.06%) Remedy
10 4 (4.71%) Cisco
11 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.53%) Imperva
11 3 (3.53%) Google
11 3 (3.53%) CommVault
11 3 (3.53%) Reuters
11 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.35%) BMC
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