Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 106 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 32 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.62% 1.86% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 10.63% 12.88% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 37
Leeds median daily rate £438 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £228 £160 £297
90th Percentile £590 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.28% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £16.86 - £25.00
10th Percentile £16.04 - £24.50
90th Percentile £17.69 - £25.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -51.83% +86.67% +74.42%

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 301 365 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.25% 14.42% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 255 168
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £285
90th Percentile £588 £550 £556
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +7.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.46 £25.90 £22.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.03 £13.00 £10.60
% change year-on-year -7.48% +22.70% -11.71%

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 25 June 2019.

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 2019, 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (59.38%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) DNS
5 13 (40.63%) ITIL
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (37.50%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) Clustering
8 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
9 9 (28.13%) Linux
10 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) DHCP
10 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
11 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (21.88%) SCCM
11 7 (21.88%) LAN
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco
12 6 (18.75%) VLAN
12 6 (18.75%) Office 365
12 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
13 5 (15.63%) Server Patching
13 5 (15.63%) Server Building

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) AquaLogic
4 1 (3.13%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (6.25%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Stack
6 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.13%) PaaS
6 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) DNS
2 9 (28.13%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 6 (18.75%) VLAN
6 5 (15.63%) Firewall
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.50%) NAS
8 3 (9.38%) ADSL
8 3 (9.38%) MPLS
8 3 (9.38%) PBX
8 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) VPN
8 3 (9.38%) WAN
9 2 (6.25%) FTP
9 2 (6.25%) HTTP
9 2 (6.25%) Network Security
9 2 (6.25%) SMTP
9 2 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Support
6 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Servlets
2 1 (3.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Handset
4 3 (9.38%) IVR
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 3 (9.38%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) CentOS
6 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Unix
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) Preventative Maintenance
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (15.63%) Server Building
4 5 (15.63%) Server Patching
4 5 (15.63%) Task Automation
4 5 (15.63%) Technology Roadmap
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) VCP6
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) OCP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.38%) KVM
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.13%) Postfix
7 1 (3.13%) Xen
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) vMotion
4 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.25%) vRealize
5 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.13%) Netcool
5 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) OpenView
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 4 (12.50%) Splunk
7 3 (9.38%) Avaya
7 3 (9.38%) Forcepoint
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) Sophos
7 3 (9.38%) Verint
8 2 (6.25%) BMC
8 2 (6.25%) EMC
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 1 (3.13%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) F5
9 1 (3.13%) Infoblox