Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 88 60
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 48 40 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.92% 1.87% 3.59%
As % of the System Software category 13.45% 14.93% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 70
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.70% +30.08%
10th Percentile £310 £331 £270
90th Percentile £550 £538 £576
West Yorkshire median daily rate £446 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.55% +27.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.38 £9.00
% change year-on-year +90.48% +104.17% -78.82%

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 357 268 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.31% 12.51% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 199 225
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £218
90th Percentile £529 £546 £533
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Leeds median hourly rate £11.64 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.90% +14.81% +12.50%
10th Percentile £8.95 £10.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £21.58 £19.73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.88 £12.10
% change year-on-year +7.37% -1.86% +0.83%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (68.75%) Linux
3 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
5 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (35.42%) DNS
6 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
6 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (35.42%) Puppet
7 16 (33.33%) Open Source
7 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 16 (33.33%) Java
7 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (29.17%) Apache
9 14 (29.17%) HTTP
10 13 (27.08%) DHCP
11 12 (25.00%) Clustering
11 12 (25.00%) Firewall
12 11 (22.92%) SAN
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
13 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.83%) J2EE
13 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (18.75%) IPsec

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 14 (29.17%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 8 (16.67%) Jetty
3 8 (16.67%) Mongrel
3 8 (16.67%) nginx
3 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (16.67%) Google App Engine
4 8 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) DNS
1 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (29.17%) HTTP
3 13 (27.08%) DHCP
4 12 (25.00%) Firewall
5 11 (22.92%) SAN
6 9 (18.75%) FTP
6 9 (18.75%) IPsec
6 9 (18.75%) SSL
7 8 (16.67%) NAS
8 3 (6.25%) LAN
9 2 (4.17%) BGP
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.17%) Internet
9 2 (4.17%) MPLS
9 2 (4.17%) OSPF
9 2 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.17%) VPN
10 1 (2.08%) SSH
10 1 (2.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Big Data
1 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) Travis CI
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.17%) jMock
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Mockito
5 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
2 2 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Java Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) IT Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) J2EE
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) Servlets
2 8 (16.67%) SOAP
3 7 (14.58%) Spring
4 6 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) HTML5
4 6 (12.50%) REST
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) RESTful
5 3 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.17%) PowerMock
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Kafka
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.50%) CMDB
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Windows
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) AIX
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Open Source
4 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 7 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.58%) Microservices
9 6 (12.50%) DevOps
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (12.50%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) High Availability
11 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 4 (8.33%) PLM
11 4 (8.33%) Server Patching
11 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) Go
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.17%) CCA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CCSA
5 1 (2.08%) CCSE
5 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) Xen
3 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) KVM
7 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.08%) QEMU
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) CA Wily
4 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) OpenView
4 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) CA
4 8 (16.67%) Google
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
5 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Apple
7 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 2 (4.17%) Nimsoft
8 2 (4.17%) Remedy
9 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.08%) CommVault
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas