The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

VMware
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 5.61% 1.36% 11.57%
As % of the Vendors category 13.95% 2.86% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Median daily rate £375 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +90.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 43 70 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 40.19% 47.62% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 55
Median daily rate £375 £401 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +21.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £578 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -49.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Bradford

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Bradford

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for VMware.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) GitHub
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Docker
5 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Docker
3 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds