Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 54 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 67 88 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.78% 4.02% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 10.62% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 110
Leeds median daily rate £463 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £150 £318 £242
90th Percentile £531 £543 £576
West Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -13.24% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +26.58% +27.42%
10th Percentile £16.25 £24.50 £15.33
90th Percentile £18.75 £25.50 £23.98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year +36.05% -6.96% +27.42%

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 776 829 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.25% 37.87% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 507 630
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 19
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.88% -2.90%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £27.68 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +22.40% -12.28% +1.79%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (62.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (55.22%) Windows
4 33 (49.25%) Linux
5 31 (46.27%) Windows Server
6 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
7 22 (32.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (25.37%) Clustering
9 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
9 16 (23.88%) SAN
10 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (22.39%) Puppet
11 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
11 14 (20.90%) Cisco
12 12 (17.91%) ITIL
12 12 (17.91%) Firewall
12 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
13 11 (16.42%) SCCM
13 11 (16.42%) Python
14 10 (14.93%) DNS
14 10 (14.93%) HP
14 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (14.93%) F5
14 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
15 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (13.43%) NAS
15 9 (13.43%) Red Hat

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 14 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Jetty
5 2 (2.99%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.97%) Office 365
5 2 (2.99%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) SAN
1 16 (23.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.91%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) DNS
4 9 (13.43%) NAS
5 5 (7.46%) DHCP
6 3 (4.48%) HTTP
6 3 (4.48%) IPsec
6 3 (4.48%) LAN
6 3 (4.48%) MPLS
6 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.48%) SSL
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
6 3 (4.48%) WAN
7 2 (2.99%) BGP
7 2 (2.99%) FTP
7 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) OSPF
7 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Big Data
1 7 (10.45%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
3 2 (2.99%) jMock
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
3 2 (2.99%) Mockito
3 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.49%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Server Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) J2EE
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) SOAP
3 2 (2.99%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
3 2 (2.99%) PowerMock
3 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 2 (2.99%) Servlets
3 2 (2.99%) Spring
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) Kafka
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) React
4 1 (1.49%) React Native
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Clustering
2 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) CMDB
4 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) iPhone
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) NHS
8 1 (1.49%) Replication
8 1 (1.49%) Social Media
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Linux
3 31 (46.27%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.99%) SUSE
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.49%) AIX
10 1 (1.49%) Unix
10 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.91%) ITIL
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) DevOps
5 7 (10.45%) High Availability
6 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Open Source
7 5 (7.46%) Proactive Management
8 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.97%) PLM
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Server Patching
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) Service Management
9 3 (4.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Go
7 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) BC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) CCNP
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) CCNA
4 4 (5.97%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.99%) CCA
6 2 (2.99%) CCIP
6 2 (2.99%) CCSA
6 2 (2.99%) CCSP
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) MCSE
6 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 42 (62.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (41.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.97%) vSphere
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
6 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.99%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.99%) Xen
7 2 (2.99%) XenServer
8 1 (1.49%) Firmware
8 1 (1.49%) KVM
8 1 (1.49%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.49%) QEMU
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Puppet
2 11 (16.42%) SCCM
3 4 (5.97%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.97%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) SCOM
3 4 (5.97%) WSUS
4 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) OpenView
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) vRealize
5 1 (1.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco
3 10 (14.93%) F5
3 10 (14.93%) HP
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix
6 7 (10.45%) CA
6 7 (10.45%) Dell
7 6 (8.96%) EMC
8 5 (7.46%) NetApp
8 5 (7.46%) Splunk
9 4 (5.97%) Oracle
9 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
10 3 (4.48%) Remedy
11 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.99%) Google
11 2 (2.99%) McAfee
12 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.49%) Veeam