The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 59 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 49 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.72% 2.94% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 7.37% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 14
Average daily rate £275 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
744 529 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.26% 39.92% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 223 331
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 31
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £34.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 31 £313 -10.71% 23
Bradford 0 9 £270 +8.00% 2
Bingley - 1 £210 -
Huddersfield - 1 £248 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (84.71%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (34.12%) Citrix
4 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (28.24%) vSphere
7 23 (27.06%) SQL
8 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
8 22 (25.88%) HP
9 20 (23.53%) Cisco
10 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
11 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (17.65%) Finance
12 15 (17.65%) SAN
12 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
14 13 (15.29%) NetApp
14 13 (15.29%) Firewall
14 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
15 12 (14.12%) Migration
15 12 (14.12%) EMC
15 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
15 12 (14.12%) Linux
15 12 (14.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
16 11 (12.94%) VPN
17 10 (11.76%) DNS
17 10 (11.76%) Oracle
17 10 (11.76%) Wireless

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.76%) Lync
2 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.53%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (1.18%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) IaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) SAN
2 14 (16.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.29%) Firewall
4 11 (12.94%) VPN
5 10 (11.76%) DNS
5 10 (11.76%) Wireless
6 8 (9.41%) IPsec
6 8 (9.41%) MPLS
7 7 (8.24%) DHCP
8 3 (3.53%) NAS
8 3 (3.53%) VLAN
8 3 (3.53%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.18%) WAN
10 1 (1.18%) SMTP
10 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Architect
2 13 (15.29%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Administrator
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Wintel Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Storage Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Server Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Server Support
9 4 (4.71%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XMPP
2 1 (1.18%) COM
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Replication
2 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.35%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.18%) Blog
4 1 (1.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 72 (84.71%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.12%) Linux
5 8 (9.41%) UNIX
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.35%) HPUX
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.12%) Migration
3 9 (10.59%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (9.41%) Data Management
4 8 (9.41%) Master Data Management
4 8 (9.41%) High Availability
5 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL
6 6 (7.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.71%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.35%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) Perl
2 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.24%) VCAP
3 7 (8.24%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCEE
5 3 (3.53%) CCIA
5 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) NCDA
6 2 (2.35%) NCIE
7 1 (1.18%) VCDX
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) CCDE
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (28.24%) vSphere
3 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
5 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (11.76%) XenApp
7 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (9.41%) Xen
9 6 (7.06%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.53%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.53%) UAG
10 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.53%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.35%) XenServer
12 1 (1.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (9.41%) SCOM
2 6 (7.06%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) WSUS
4 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.12%) Citrix
3 22 (25.88%) HP
4 20 (23.53%) Cisco
5 13 (15.29%) NetApp
6 12 (14.12%) EMC
7 10 (11.76%) Oracle
8 8 (9.41%) IBM
9 6 (7.06%) CommVault
9 6 (7.06%) Dell
10 4 (4.71%) McAfee
10 4 (4.71%) Sophos
10 4 (4.71%) Veeam
11 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.53%) Lotus
12 2 (2.35%) Symantec
12 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.18%) Kaspersky
13 1 (1.18%) Novell
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
IT HR
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 11 days ago