Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 87 57
Rank change year-on-year -17 -30 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 34 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.43% 2.05% 3.41%
As % of the System Software category 11.41% 18.93% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 74
Leeds median daily rate £435 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -3.32% +27.31%
10th Percentile £181 £278 £120
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% +0.91%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +0.91%

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 298 243 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.57% 10.84% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 162 172
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +26.98%
10th Percentile £160 £140 £114
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 33
Leeds median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £10.54 £9.10 £8.61
90th Percentile £15.00 £24.88 £16.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £10.31 £12.00
% change year-on-year +21.30% -14.13% +3.23%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 7 (20.59%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
7 7 (20.59%) Citrix
7 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (17.65%) SCCM
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (14.71%) SOA
9 5 (14.71%) Apache
9 5 (14.71%) VMware Server
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (14.71%) Skype
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (8.82%) Apache Synapse
5 3 (8.82%) IIS
5 3 (8.82%) JBoss
5 3 (8.82%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Skype
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) BGP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) NaaS
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Technical Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Security Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) SOA Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Camel
2 3 (8.82%) Kafka
2 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (8.82%) Velocity
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (8.82%) TM Forum
2 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (20.59%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Ticket Management
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Server
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (8.82%) KVM
4 2 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) vRealize
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 4 (11.76%) F5
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
6 3 (8.82%) Splunk
6 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam
7 1 (2.94%) Zerto