Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 103 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 -39 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 50 30 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.98% 1.42% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 14.12% 14.78% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 67
Leeds median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £318 £277 £155
90th Percentile £575 £529 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +16.28% -69.29%

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 354 203 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.04% 9.58% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 162 188
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £213 £142 £122
90th Percentile £563 £549 £518
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 18
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +3.31% +5.22%
10th Percentile £10.60 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.45 £24.30 £18.08
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £10.31 £12.00
% change year-on-year +23.73% -14.13% -

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 May 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 May 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 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (36.00%) Puppet
5 17 (34.00%) Open Source
5 17 (34.00%) DNS
5 17 (34.00%) Apache
6 15 (30.00%) Windows
7 14 (28.00%) Java
7 14 (28.00%) HTTP
7 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (24.00%) Oracle
8 12 (24.00%) DHCP
8 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
10 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.00%) Firewall
11 9 (18.00%) IPsec
11 9 (18.00%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (18.00%) SSL
11 9 (18.00%) FTP
11 9 (18.00%) SOA
11 9 (18.00%) Python
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (16.00%) Jenkins

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 17 (34.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (16.00%) IIS
4 8 (16.00%) Jetty
4 8 (16.00%) Mongrel
4 8 (16.00%) nginx
4 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (6.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Synapse
6 3 (6.00%) JBoss
6 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.00%) Google App Engine
3 8 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.00%) IaaS
5 1 (2.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) DNS
2 14 (28.00%) HTTP
3 12 (24.00%) DHCP
4 10 (20.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.00%) FTP
5 9 (18.00%) IPsec
5 9 (18.00%) SSL
6 3 (6.00%) BGP
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.00%) MPLS
6 3 (6.00%) OSPF
6 3 (6.00%) SAN
6 3 (6.00%) VPN
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) NAS
7 2 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (4.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (16.00%) Travis CI
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.00%) Banking
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Games
1 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) J2EE
2 8 (16.00%) Servlets
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) HTML5
3 6 (12.00%) REST
3 6 (12.00%) SOAP
3 6 (12.00%) Spring
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) Kafka
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (6.00%) Velocity
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) TM Forum
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Open Source
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) SOA
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
7 6 (12.00%) Microservices
7 6 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Change Control
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.00%) Network Management
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) BC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Xen
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.00%) KVM
5 3 (6.00%) VMware NSX
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) vRealize
3 4 (8.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (4.00%) CA Wily
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Google
5 6 (12.00%) CA
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) Apple
7 4 (8.00%) Dell
8 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 3 (6.00%) IBM
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
8 3 (6.00%) Splunk
8 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
9 2 (4.00%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) CommVault