Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 63 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -30 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 79 81 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.28% 3.59% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 9.18% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 108
Leeds median daily rate £360 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £160 £209 £201
90th Percentile £601 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -23.53% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £17.18 - £19.75
10th Percentile £16.06 - £15.33
90th Percentile £18.64 - £23.98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.18 £11.88 £19.75
% change year-on-year +44.67% -39.87% +28.62%

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 842 882 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.00% 39.08% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 570 636
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 23 26
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +220.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £10.10
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £30.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £12.75
% change year-on-year +7.75% +11.37% -8.93%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 40 (50.63%) Linux
3 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
4 36 (45.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
6 32 (40.51%) Active Directory
7 25 (31.65%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (24.05%) Puppet
8 19 (24.05%) DevOps
9 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
10 16 (20.25%) Cisco
10 16 (20.25%) MS Exchange
10 16 (20.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
11 14 (17.72%) SAN
11 14 (17.72%) Migration
11 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
12 13 (16.46%) Clustering
13 12 (15.19%) SCCM
14 11 (13.92%) F5
14 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
14 11 (13.92%) Firewall
14 11 (13.92%) Citrix
14 11 (13.92%) ITIL
14 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.66%) SQL
15 10 (12.66%) Office 365

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 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.66%) Office 365
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.80%) IaaS
5 3 (3.80%) PaaS
6 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) SAN
1 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.92%) Firewall
3 8 (10.13%) DNS
4 7 (8.86%) NAS
5 3 (3.80%) BGP
5 3 (3.80%) LAN
5 3 (3.80%) OSPF
5 3 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.53%) DHCP
6 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.53%) MPLS
6 2 (2.53%) Skype
6 2 (2.53%) TACACS
6 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.33%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Server Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) J2EE
2 1 (1.27%) LAMP
2 1 (1.27%) React
2 1 (1.27%) React Native
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Clustering
2 11 (13.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.59%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) CMDB
4 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) iPhone
6 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 40 (50.63%) Linux
3 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
4 18 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 1 (1.27%) AIX
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
10 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) DevOps
2 18 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (20.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (17.72%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.59%) High Availability
8 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.33%) Proactive Management
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) PLM
10 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.80%) Change Control
10 3 (3.80%) Change Management
10 3 (3.80%) ITSM
10 3 (3.80%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Python
3 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 2 (2.53%) Tcl
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) MCP
4 4 (5.06%) CCNP
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) CCSA
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) CCA
6 2 (2.53%) CCSE
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCITP
6 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CISSP
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (45.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (40.51%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.86%) XenApp
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.06%) Xen
6 3 (3.80%) VMware NSX
6 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.53%) XenServer
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.27%) Docker
8 1 (1.27%) Firmware
8 1 (1.27%) KVM
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.27%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.27%) QEMU
8 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.06%) HP SIM
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.06%) SCOM
4 4 (5.06%) WSUS
5 2 (2.53%) Ansible
5 2 (2.53%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView
6 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) Red Hat
3 16 (20.25%) Cisco
4 11 (13.92%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) F5
5 9 (11.39%) Atlassian
5 9 (11.39%) Dell
6 6 (7.59%) EMC
6 6 (7.59%) Splunk
7 5 (6.33%) HP
7 5 (6.33%) NetApp
8 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.80%) Google
9 3 (3.80%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle
10 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.53%) McAfee
11 1 (1.27%) Tableau