The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 36 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware 74 39 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.54% 2.65% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 6.43% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 34
Average daily rate
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£303 £275 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £26.00 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £23.63 £20.04
% change year-on-year
-4.35% +17.91%
VMware
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
695 607 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.66% 41.26% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 319 331
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 35
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.06 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VMware
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +28 53 £300 -11.43% 32
Bradford +10 11 £306 +36.11% 7
Dewsbury -2 2 - - 1
Wakefield - 2 - -
Huddersfield +4 1 - - 2
Castleford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 3
Pontefract - - - -
VMware
Yorkshire

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 89 (62.68%) Windows
2 59 (41.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
4 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
6 39 (27.46%) SAN
7 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (23.94%) Linux
9 33 (23.24%) MS Exchange
10 26 (18.31%) Citrix
10 26 (18.31%) HP
11 23 (16.20%) NetApp
11 23 (16.20%) vSphere
12 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
12 21 (14.79%) SQL
13 20 (14.08%) CentOS
13 20 (14.08%) Ubuntu
14 19 (13.38%) Windows XP
15 18 (12.68%) VMware Server
16 17 (11.97%) Splunk
16 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (11.97%) Service Management
16 17 (11.97%) Python
17 16 (11.27%) IIS
18 15 (10.56%) Finance
18 15 (10.56%) Puppet
18 15 (10.56%) Data Protection
19 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
19 14 (9.86%) VMware ESX
20 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 33 (23.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.27%) IIS
3 12 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.52%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.11%) Jetty
7 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.11%) nginx
7 3 (2.11%) Lync
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.45%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.11%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.46%) SAN
2 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.75%) Firewall
4 10 (7.04%) DNS
4 10 (7.04%) DHCP
5 9 (6.34%) VPN
6 6 (4.23%) IPsec
7 5 (3.52%) NAS
7 5 (3.52%) Internet
8 4 (2.82%) Wireless
8 4 (2.82%) HTTP
9 3 (2.11%) FTP
9 3 (2.11%) LAN
9 3 (2.11%) MPLS
9 3 (2.11%) SSL
10 2 (1.41%) VLAN
10 2 (1.41%) DMZ
11 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.70%) DSL
11 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (3.52%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (10.56%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (1.41%) Law
3 2 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.79%) Architect
2 18 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (11.97%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.45%) Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Consultant
7 10 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 4 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Server Support
11 4 (2.82%) Server Support Engineer
11 4 (2.82%) Linux Support
11 4 (2.82%) Exchange Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) .NET
1 3 (2.11%) J2EE
1 3 (2.11%) Servlets
1 3 (2.11%) XMPP
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) NHS
2 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) Replication
3 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.41%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (62.68%) Windows
2 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (23.94%) Linux
5 20 (14.08%) Ubuntu
5 20 (14.08%) CentOS
6 19 (13.38%) Windows XP
7 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.75%) UNIX
9 8 (5.63%) VMS
10 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.52%) SUSE
12 2 (1.41%) HPUX
12 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.70%) Solaris
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.97%) Service Management
2 15 (10.56%) Data Protection
3 13 (9.15%) ITIL
3 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (9.15%) Workflow
4 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.63%) High Availability
6 5 (3.52%) Migration
6 5 (3.52%) DevOps
7 4 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.11%) Data Management
8 3 (2.11%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.11%) Master Data Management
8 3 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.11%) Matrix Management
8 3 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.79%) SQL
2 17 (11.97%) Python
3 4 (2.82%) Java
4 2 (1.41%) PHP
4 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.41%) Ruby
4 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.34%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.23%) MCSE
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) MCSA
5 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCNA
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.70%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (41.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (35.92%) Active Directory
3 23 (16.20%) vSphere
4 18 (12.68%) VMware Server
5 14 (9.86%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.63%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.23%) XenApp
7 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) Puppet
2 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.15%) SCCM
4 11 (7.75%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (6.34%) SCOM
6 6 (4.23%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.41%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) HP
2 26 (18.31%) Citrix
3 23 (16.20%) NetApp
4 17 (11.97%) Splunk
5 13 (9.15%) EMC
5 13 (9.15%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) IBM
7 9 (6.34%) Symantec
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle
8 6 (4.23%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) Lotus
9 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.11%) Google
10 3 (2.11%) Veeam
11 2 (1.41%) BMC
11 2 (1.41%) Remedy
12 1 (0.70%) McAfee
12 1 (0.70%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.70%) ProCurve
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Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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