The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 23 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 163 71 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.14% 3.13% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 15.45% 7.22% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 38 39
Average daily rate
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£334 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £35.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
VMware
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1055 984 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.75% 43.39% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 513 438
Average daily rate £363 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 66
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
West Yorkshire +34 104 £325 +26.82% 30
North Yorkshire +8 35 £400 +66.66% 6
South Yorkshire -1 18 £325 +18.18% 4
East Yorkshire -2 2 £170 -54.66% 1
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 161 (60.30%) Windows
2 135 (50.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (42.32%) Active Directory
4 105 (39.33%) Microsoft
5 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (25.84%) Citrix
7 65 (24.34%) MS Exchange
8 64 (23.97%) DNS
9 61 (22.85%) SAN
10 58 (21.72%) vSphere
11 57 (21.35%) Linux
12 52 (19.48%) DHCP
12 52 (19.48%) Cisco
12 52 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (18.35%) NetApp
14 46 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (16.85%) HP
15 45 (16.85%) ITIL
16 36 (13.48%) Firewall
17 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.36%) IIS
19 32 (11.99%) VMware ESX
19 32 (11.99%) SCCM
20 29 (10.86%) EMC
21 28 (10.49%) Finance
22 27 (10.11%) Symantec
22 27 (10.11%) MS Excel
23 26 (9.74%) SCOM
24 24 (8.99%) Red Hat
24 24 (8.99%) Cisco Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 65 (24.34%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.36%) IIS
3 20 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.87%) Apache
8 11 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.75%) Lotus Domino
9 10 (3.75%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.25%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.87%) Lync
12 4 (1.50%) JBoss
12 4 (1.50%) Jetty
12 4 (1.50%) nginx
13 3 (1.12%) WorkSite
13 3 (1.12%) Tuxedo
13 3 (1.12%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Office
3 8 (3.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.12%) Exstream
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Office 365
1 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.12%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (23.97%) DNS
2 61 (22.85%) SAN
3 52 (19.48%) DHCP
4 36 (13.48%) Firewall
5 23 (8.61%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.49%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (7.12%) VPN
7 19 (7.12%) OSPF
7 19 (7.12%) NAS
8 18 (6.74%) BIG-IP
8 18 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (5.62%) Network Security
10 15 (5.62%) LAN
11 14 (5.24%) WAN
12 12 (4.49%) BGP
12 12 (4.49%) Internet
12 12 (4.49%) DMVPN
13 10 (3.75%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.12%) MySQL
8 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.37%) HBase
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (3.37%) MSI
2 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.75%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (10.49%) Finance
2 8 (3.00%) Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Advertising
4 4 (1.50%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) German Language
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (8.61%) Architect
3 22 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (7.49%) Administrator
6 18 (6.74%) Consultant
7 17 (6.37%) Analyst
7 17 (6.37%) Server Engineer
8 14 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 10 (3.75%) Security Specialist
10 10 (3.75%) Network Specialist
10 10 (3.75%) Network Security Specialist
10 10 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.25%) .NET
2 4 (1.50%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.12%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.12%) Servlets
3 3 (1.12%) Web Services
3 3 (1.12%) J2EE
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.75%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) XSLT
5 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.12%) Fat Client
2 11 (4.12%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.00%) Clustering
4 7 (2.62%) CLARiiON
4 7 (2.62%) NHS
5 5 (1.87%) PDA
5 5 (1.87%) Replication
6 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) CCTV
8 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.37%) Open Source
9 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 161 (60.30%) Windows
2 76 (28.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (21.35%) Linux
4 52 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (8.24%) Windows XP
7 21 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (7.12%) UNIX
9 13 (4.87%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.12%) CentOS
10 11 (4.12%) Solaris
11 9 (3.37%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.37%) SUSE
11 9 (3.37%) VMS
12 8 (3.00%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.62%) AIX
14 2 (0.75%) Debian
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.85%) ITIL
2 20 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (7.49%) E-Commerce
3 15 (5.62%) Migration
4 14 (5.24%) Service Management
4 14 (5.24%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.49%) Project Management
6 11 (4.12%) PRINCE2
7 10 (3.75%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.37%) Data Protection
8 9 (3.37%) Incident Management
8 9 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.00%) Software Deployment
10 7 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.62%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.25%) BCP
11 6 (2.25%) DevOps
11 6 (2.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.61%) SQL
2 11 (4.12%) C
3 9 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.37%) Java
4 8 (3.00%) Python
5 7 (2.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.50%) VBScript
6 4 (1.50%) Ruby
7 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.12%) VB
7 3 (1.12%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.49%) CCNP
4 19 (7.12%) CCSE
5 15 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (5.62%) MCSE
6 10 (3.75%) MCSA
7 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.62%) MCP
9 6 (2.25%) CCNA
10 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.75%) CCDA
11 2 (0.75%) CCDP
11 2 (0.75%) CISSP
11 2 (0.75%) CCSA
11 2 (0.75%) MCITP
11 2 (0.75%) Degree
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 135 (50.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (42.32%) Active Directory
3 58 (21.72%) vSphere
4 32 (11.99%) VMware ESX
5 16 (5.99%) Hyper-V
6 13 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.87%) XenApp
7 8 (3.00%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.00%) VMware Server
8 6 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.87%) vCloud
9 5 (1.87%) Xen
9 5 (1.87%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.50%) XenServer
11 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.12%) KVM
11 3 (1.12%) NFS
11 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.99%) SCCM
2 26 (9.74%) SCOM
3 21 (7.87%) NetBackup
4 16 (5.99%) Puppet
5 12 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.37%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.25%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.25%) WSUS
8 4 (1.50%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.12%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.75%) Nagios
10 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 105 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 69 (25.84%) Citrix
3 52 (19.48%) Cisco
4 49 (18.35%) NetApp
5 45 (16.85%) HP
6 29 (10.86%) EMC
7 27 (10.11%) Symantec
8 24 (8.99%) Red Hat
9 23 (8.61%) Oracle
10 22 (8.24%) IBM
10 22 (8.24%) CheckPoint
11 18 (6.74%) F5
12 17 (6.37%) Blue Coat
13 14 (5.24%) Infoblox
14 13 (4.87%) Imperva
15 12 (4.49%) Dell
16 9 (3.37%) Lotus
16 9 (3.37%) Remedy
17 7 (2.62%) Juniper
18 6 (2.25%) Splunk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Rate: From £27,611 to £32,081 per annum (Grade 9, Level 1 - 4)
Posted: 23 days ago