Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 21 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 52 29
Rank change year-on-year -24 -23 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 69 81 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.78% 3.81% 6.35%
As % of the Vendors category 8.85% 10.34% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 132
Leeds median daily rate £463 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +8.11% +38.75%
10th Percentile £306 £331 £250
90th Percentile £550 £559 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +177.78% -57.65%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.38 £9.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +104.17% -57.65%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 780 783 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.45% 36.80% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 477 703
Leeds median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 21
Leeds median hourly rate £18.24 £16.68 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +28.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.23 £28.04 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +10.92% +9.23% -7.14%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Leeds

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Leeds

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Leeds

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 45 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) Linux
4 29 (42.03%) Windows
5 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
6 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 22 (31.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
9 18 (26.09%) DNS
9 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (24.64%) Puppet
10 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.74%) Clustering
11 15 (21.74%) Java
12 14 (20.29%) Firewall
12 14 (20.29%) Open Source
13 13 (18.84%) SAN
13 13 (18.84%) Cisco
14 12 (17.39%) HTTP
14 12 (17.39%) DHCP
14 12 (17.39%) Apache
14 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
15 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (15.94%) HP
16 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
16 10 (14.49%) IPsec
16 10 (14.49%) ITIL
16 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange

VMware
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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.04%) IIS
4 8 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (11.59%) Jetty
4 8 (11.59%) Mongrel
4 8 (11.59%) nginx
4 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (11.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (11.59%) Google App Engine
4 8 (11.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.80%) Office 365
6 3 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (4.35%) PaaS
6 3 (4.35%) SaaS
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
2 18 (26.09%) DNS
3 14 (20.29%) Firewall
4 13 (18.84%) SAN
5 12 (17.39%) DHCP
5 12 (17.39%) HTTP
6 10 (14.49%) IPsec
6 10 (14.49%) SSL
7 9 (13.04%) FTP
8 8 (11.59%) NAS
9 5 (7.25%) MPLS
10 4 (5.80%) LAN
10 4 (5.80%) WAN
11 3 (4.35%) BGP
11 3 (4.35%) OSPF
11 3 (4.35%) VPN
12 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (2.90%) VoIP
13 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Big Data
1 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
5 2 (2.90%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.90%) jMock
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) Mockito
5 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Server Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.25%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) J2EE
2 9 (13.04%) .NET
3 8 (11.59%) Servlets
4 6 (8.70%) SOAP
5 5 (7.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.80%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (5.80%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) HTML5
6 4 (5.80%) REST
6 4 (5.80%) XML
7 3 (4.35%) RESTful
7 3 (4.35%) Web Services
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.90%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.45%) Kafka
9 1 (1.45%) Node.js
9 1 (1.45%) React
9 1 (1.45%) React Native
9 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Clustering
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) CMDB
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) PKI
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) Windows
3 25 (36.23%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Unix
8 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) Open Source
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.04%) High Availability
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (10.14%) Microservices
7 7 (10.14%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) Proactive Management
10 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 4 (5.80%) SOA
10 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.04%) Python
3 9 (13.04%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.90%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Go
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) BC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.25%) CCNA
5 4 (5.80%) CCNP
6 3 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) CCA
7 2 (2.90%) CCIP
7 2 (2.90%) CCSA
7 2 (2.90%) CCSP
7 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.90%) MCITP
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) CCDP
8 1 (1.45%) CISSP
8 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (11.59%) Xen
5 6 (8.70%) vSphere
6 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (5.80%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (5.80%) VMware Server
8 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.35%) XenApp
8 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.90%) XenServer
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.45%) Firmware
10 1 (1.45%) KVM
10 1 (1.45%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.45%) QEMU
10 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) Puppet
2 7 (10.14%) SCCM
3 6 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.35%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) SCOM
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 2 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.90%) OpenView
5 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (1.45%) Ansible
6 1 (1.45%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.45%) vMotion
6 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (59.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Cisco
3 11 (15.94%) HP
4 8 (11.59%) CA
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) F5
4 8 (11.59%) Google
5 6 (8.70%) Dell
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) NetApp
7 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.80%) Splunk
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) McAfee
10 1 (1.45%) CommVault
10 1 (1.45%) Veritas