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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.77% 1.91% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 24.00% 19.21% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
125 151 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.37% 9.96% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 50
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 £137 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 25
Average hourly rate £13.20 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.65 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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 31 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 31 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 +4 27 £400 +60.00% 20
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
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Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 33 (61.11%) Windows
3 23 (42.59%) Linux
4 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
5 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
6 17 (31.48%) vSphere
7 16 (29.63%) SAN
8 15 (27.78%) Citrix
9 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.37%) UNIX
11 11 (20.37%) Puppet
12 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (16.67%) HP
14 8 (14.81%) Dell
14 8 (14.81%) Replication
14 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (12.96%) Firewall
15 7 (12.96%) SCCM
15 7 (12.96%) VPN
16 6 (11.11%) EMC
16 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2003
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
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%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (1.85%) IPsec
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) WLAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Architect
2 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Server Support
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Server Support 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%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Wintel Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior 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 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Linux
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.37%) UNIX
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) HPUX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) 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%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) Master Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) Time 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) VCAP
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (31.48%) vSphere
3 12 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.70%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.85%) UAG
7 1 (1.85%) Xen
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Puppet
2 10 (18.52%) 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%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) 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%) BMC
9 2 (3.70%) CommVault
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Adobe
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) McAfee
10 1 (1.85%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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