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 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 61 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.48% 2.52% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category 16.13% 29.75% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 32
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 93 121 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.15% 8.46% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 61
Median daily rate £405 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.96% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £14.10 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) vSphere
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Puppet
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (21.62%) Internet
8 7 (18.92%) EMC
8 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) Python
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (18.92%) Maven
8 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (18.92%) People Management
8 7 (18.92%) Docker
9 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
9 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (16.22%) vRealize
9 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 6 (16.22%) Git (software)

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 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) Apache Spark
1 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Domino
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (13.51%) IaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Loggly
2 5 (13.51%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) FTP
6 2 (5.41%) IPsec
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) OSPF
6 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) TACACS
7 1 (2.70%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.51%) HBase
3 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) Redis
4 4 (10.81%) Riak
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Grunt
3 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.70%) jMock
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Mockito
4 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Administrator
2 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (10.81%) Team Leader
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Specialist
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
3 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
2 5 (13.51%) CSS3
2 5 (13.51%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (13.51%) HTML5
2 5 (13.51%) jQuery
2 5 (13.51%) LAMP
2 5 (13.51%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
2 4 (10.81%) iSeries
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) CoreOS
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) CatOS
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) People Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) BDD
3 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) Kanban
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
5 4 (10.81%) Coaching
5 4 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
1 7 (18.92%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Go
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) vSphere
2 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) Docker
3 7 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (13.51%) HDFS
4 5 (13.51%) VirtualBox
5 4 (10.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Server
7 2 (5.41%) vCloud
7 2 (5.41%) VMware GSX
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) vRealize
3 5 (13.51%) Ansible
3 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
3 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Salt
3 5 (13.51%) ZABBIX
4 4 (10.81%) SCCM
5 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.41%) SCDPM
5 2 (5.41%) SCOM
5 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) EMC
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) F5
6 5 (13.51%) Google
6 5 (13.51%) New Relic
6 5 (13.51%) Rackspace
6 5 (13.51%) SaltStack
6 5 (13.51%) Splunk
7 4 (10.81%) Avaya
7 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 4 (10.81%) Veritas
8 3 (8.11%) Nokia
9 2 (5.41%) Apple
9 2 (5.41%) Dell
9 2 (5.41%) HP
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat