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 24 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.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 149 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.84% 3.45% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 7.91% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 39
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.75 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.14% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £24.50 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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
1092 973 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.77% 43.61% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 509 429
Average daily rate £330 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 78 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 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
(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
West Yorkshire +39 107 £319 +15.90% 45
South Yorkshire -1 25 £330 +10.00% 6
North Yorkshire -6 11 £328 -12.66% 15
East Yorkshire -3 2 £240 - 5
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 157 (62.30%) Windows
2 119 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (39.68%) Active Directory
4 88 (34.92%) Microsoft
5 77 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (25.40%) Citrix
7 63 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (23.81%) SAN
9 57 (22.62%) MS Exchange
10 56 (22.22%) Linux
11 54 (21.43%) vSphere
12 41 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (16.27%) NetApp
13 40 (15.87%) HP
14 39 (15.48%) DNS
15 37 (14.68%) Windows XP
16 34 (13.49%) DHCP
16 34 (13.49%) Cisco
17 32 (12.70%) IIS
18 31 (12.30%) Finance
19 30 (11.90%) SCCM
20 28 (11.11%) VMware ESX
20 28 (11.11%) ITIL
20 28 (11.11%) EMC
21 27 (10.71%) SQL
21 27 (10.71%) VMware Server
22 26 (10.32%) CentOS
22 26 (10.32%) MS Excel
22 26 (10.32%) Symantec
23 25 (9.92%) SQL Server

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 57 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.70%) IIS
3 19 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.16%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.97%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (3.17%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.38%) Apache
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
9 4 (1.59%) Jetty
9 4 (1.59%) nginx
9 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.19%) Lync
10 3 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.19%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.81%) SAN
2 39 (15.48%) DNS
3 34 (13.49%) DHCP
4 22 (8.73%) Firewall
5 13 (5.16%) NAS
5 13 (5.16%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.76%) Internet
7 11 (4.37%) VPN
7 11 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (3.97%) Network Security
9 9 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (3.17%) NetScreen
10 8 (3.17%) BIG-IP
10 8 (3.17%) OSPF
10 8 (3.17%) BGP
10 8 (3.17%) DMZ
10 8 (3.17%) DMVPN
10 8 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.19%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.38%) MSI
4 2 (0.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (12.30%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Banking
3 3 (1.19%) German Language
4 2 (0.79%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (0.79%) Law
4 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (9.13%) Architect
1 23 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (8.73%) Consultant
3 20 (7.94%) Support Engineer
3 20 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (7.54%) Administrator
5 17 (6.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (6.75%) Server Engineer
6 15 (5.95%) Analyst
7 13 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.17%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.17%) Network Security Specialist
10 8 (3.17%) Exchange Engineer
10 8 (3.17%) Security Specialist
10 8 (3.17%) Exchange Administrator
11 7 (2.78%) IT Support
12 6 (2.38%) VMware Consultant
12 6 (2.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.98%) .NET
2 4 (1.59%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.19%) J2EE
3 3 (1.19%) Servlets
4 2 (0.79%) Web Services
4 2 (0.79%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.40%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.17%) Fat Client
2 8 (3.17%) NHS
2 8 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 7 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Clustering
6 2 (0.79%) PDA
6 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 157 (62.30%) Windows
2 77 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (22.22%) Linux
5 41 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (14.68%) Windows XP
7 26 (10.32%) CentOS
8 24 (9.52%) Ubuntu
9 19 (7.54%) UNIX
10 13 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.16%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.57%) Solaris
11 9 (3.57%) VMS
11 9 (3.57%) SUSE
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.19%) AIX
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.11%) ITIL
2 23 (9.13%) Service Management
3 18 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 16 (6.35%) Workflow
5 14 (5.56%) Migration
5 14 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 13 (5.16%) E-Commerce
7 11 (4.37%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.57%) Project Management
9 8 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.17%) Problem Management
10 7 (2.78%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.38%) High Availability
11 6 (2.38%) DevOps
12 5 (1.98%) Software Deployment
12 5 (1.98%) Mentoring
12 5 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.71%) SQL
2 20 (7.94%) Python
3 9 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.78%) VBScript
4 7 (2.78%) C
5 6 (2.38%) Java
6 4 (1.59%) Ruby
7 3 (1.19%) VB
7 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.37%) MCSE
4 10 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.17%) CCNP
5 8 (3.17%) CCSE
6 7 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.38%) MCP
8 5 (1.98%) CCNA
8 5 (1.98%) MCITP
8 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.59%) MCSA
10 3 (1.19%) CCA
10 3 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.19%) CCEA
11 1 (0.40%) MCTS
11 1 (0.40%) Degree
11 1 (0.40%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) HIPAA
System Software
1 119 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (39.68%) Active Directory
3 54 (21.43%) vSphere
4 28 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 27 (10.71%) VMware Server
6 16 (6.35%) XenApp
7 13 (5.16%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.38%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.98%) XenServer
10 5 (1.98%) vCloud
11 4 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.19%) Xen
12 3 (1.19%) MetaFrame
12 3 (1.19%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.40%) UAG
13 1 (0.40%) Varnish
13 1 (0.40%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 30 (11.90%) SCCM
2 24 (9.52%) SCOM
3 21 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 21 (8.33%) Puppet
4 16 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.59%) EMC Navisphere
9 3 (1.19%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.79%) WSUS
11 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.40%) Nagios
11 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 88 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.40%) Citrix
3 41 (16.27%) NetApp
4 40 (15.87%) HP
5 34 (13.49%) Cisco
6 28 (11.11%) EMC
7 26 (10.32%) Symantec
8 20 (7.94%) Splunk
9 19 (7.54%) IBM
10 17 (6.75%) Red Hat
11 16 (6.35%) Oracle
12 12 (4.76%) Dell
13 10 (3.97%) Imperva
14 9 (3.57%) Lotus
15 8 (3.17%) F5
15 8 (3.17%) CheckPoint
15 8 (3.17%) Remedy
15 8 (3.17%) Blue Coat
15 8 (3.17%) Infoblox
16 5 (1.98%) McAfee
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago