Period
to 22 May 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 22 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.

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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 55 34
Rank change year-on-year -29 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 74 89 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.92% 4.23% 5.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.32% 11.66% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 101
Leeds median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £196 £293 £213
90th Percentile £575 £561 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Leeds median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 889 763 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.14% 36.25% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 481 679
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £254 £263 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 25
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.89% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.60 £9.70
90th Percentile £40.10 £25.68 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.38 £13.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -4.81% -6.27%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 50 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (29.73%) Puppet
5 22 (29.73%) Windows
6 18 (24.32%) DNS
6 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 16 (21.62%) Apache
7 16 (21.62%) Open Source
7 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.27%) HTTP
9 14 (18.92%) Java
9 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.57%) Firewall
11 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
11 12 (16.22%) DHCP
11 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
12 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
12 11 (14.86%) Oracle
13 10 (13.51%) Python
13 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
13 10 (13.51%) Citrix
13 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
13 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
13 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (13.51%) Data Centre

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 16 (21.62%) Apache
2 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
3 9 (12.16%) IIS
4 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (10.81%) Jetty
4 8 (10.81%) Mongrel
4 8 (10.81%) nginx
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Synapse
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.70%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.16%) IaaS
3 9 (12.16%) PaaS
3 9 (12.16%) SaaS
4 8 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (10.81%) Google App Engine
4 8 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (9.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.05%) Office 365
7 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) HTTP
3 13 (17.57%) Firewall
4 12 (16.22%) DHCP
5 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.16%) FTP
6 9 (12.16%) IPsec
6 9 (12.16%) SSL
7 5 (6.76%) MPLS
8 4 (5.41%) SAN
9 3 (4.05%) BGP
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.05%) Internet
9 3 (4.05%) OSPF
9 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 3 (4.05%) WAN
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.70%) NAS
10 2 (2.70%) SSH
10 2 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.46%) Big Data
2 7 (9.46%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Games
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Java Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Java Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) VMware Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (10.81%) J2EE
2 8 (10.81%) Servlets
3 7 (9.46%) REST
3 7 (9.46%) SOAP
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) HTML5
4 6 (8.11%) Spring
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 4 (5.41%) Web Services
6 3 (4.05%) Kafka
7 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 2 (2.70%) Velocity
8 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) Node.js
8 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Solaris
7 1 (1.35%) Unix
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (21.62%) Open Source
2 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (12.16%) ITIL
6 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.81%) SOA
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) High Availability
7 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) TDD
8 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.11%) Microservices
8 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.11%) Workflow
8 6 (8.11%) Workflow Development
9 5 (6.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) Java
2 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) Python
3 8 (10.81%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CCNA
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.41%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CCIP
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) CCSP
6 1 (1.35%) CCSA
6 1 (1.35%) CCSE
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.81%) VMware NSX
3 8 (10.81%) Xen
4 6 (8.11%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.41%) vSphere
6 3 (4.05%) KVM
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.70%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) XenApp
8 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 7 (9.46%) vRealize
4 6 (8.11%) Ansible
4 6 (8.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.70%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.70%) OpenView
6 2 (2.70%) SCCM
6 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.35%) Consul
7 1 (1.35%) Graphite
7 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 10 (13.51%) Citrix
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) Google
5 7 (9.46%) CA
5 7 (9.46%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) F5
7 4 (5.41%) Apple
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
9 2 (2.70%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Nimsoft
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) Remedy
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
9 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.35%) Zerto