Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 95 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 -29 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 36 42 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.52% 1.87% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 11.61% 12.54% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 57
Leeds median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £195 £303 £293
90th Percentile £630 £538 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £25.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £18.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +83.67% -26.50% +66.67%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 310 335 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.10% 14.89% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 248 210
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £209 £175
90th Percentile £538 £543 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 7
Leeds median hourly rate £11.64 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £15.17 £21.05 £24.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Leeds

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
4 19 (52.78%) Linux
5 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 12 (33.33%) SAN
10 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
10 11 (30.56%) Clustering
11 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (22.22%) NAS
12 8 (22.22%) Puppet
12 8 (22.22%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 6 (16.67%) DevOps
14 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
14 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
14 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
14 5 (13.89%) Office 365
14 5 (13.89%) DNS

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
3 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (5.56%) SaaS
6 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) NAS
4 5 (13.89%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.78%) Skype
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) DbUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) jMock
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) Mockito
2 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) J2EE
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
2 2 (5.56%) PowerMock
2 2 (5.56%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) CMDB
4 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Linux
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) High Availability
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) PLM
5 4 (11.11%) Proactive Management
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) Kanban
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.89%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCP
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Xen
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.56%) XenServer
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
6 1 (2.78%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.78%) QEMU
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (8.33%) Google
6 3 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) ESET
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Sage
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas