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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 27 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.50% 4.00% 3.40%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 30.57% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £304 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £517 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.71% -6.66%  

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 99 193 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.15% 13.09% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 119 79
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +41.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
6 11 (26.83%) Firewall
6 11 (26.83%) vSphere
7 10 (24.39%) DNS
7 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.51%) F5
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
10 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.07%) ITIL
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
11 6 (14.63%) HP
11 6 (14.63%) Change Control
12 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (12.20%) Dell
12 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (12.20%) CCNA
12 5 (12.20%) SAN
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) IBM Domino
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) Loggly
5 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.76%) LDAP
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 3 (7.32%) SNMP
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) IPsec
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) OSPF
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) HBase
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Riak
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) DbUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Grunt
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) jMock
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Mockito
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Games
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SAML
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.44%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) iSeries
3 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) CatOS
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Change Control
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) People Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.32%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (7.32%) High Availability
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) Go
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) CCNA
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) vSphere
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
6 1 (2.44%) HDFS
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.44%) vCloud
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) vRealize
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) WMI
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.44%) Salt
4 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.44%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.44%) vMotion
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) yum
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) F5
5 6 (14.63%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Avaya
7 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.76%) EMC
7 4 (9.76%) NetApp
7 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) IBM
8 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
8 3 (7.32%) Veeam
9 2 (4.88%) Nokia
9 2 (4.88%) SAP
9 2 (4.88%) Symantec
10 1 (2.44%) Apple