Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -33 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 88 165 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.88% 6.30% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 10.01% 17.06% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 114 105
Leeds median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +20.97%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £160
90th Percentile £556 £584 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 15
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £19.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.58% +27.42% -17.03%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.33 £12.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.98 £26.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £19.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -39.24% +27.42% -31.11%

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 879 967 1269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.76% 36.94% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 630 796
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 45
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +26.91%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VMware.

1 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (46.59%) Windows
3 33 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 23 (26.14%) Linux
7 22 (25.00%) vSphere
8 20 (22.73%) Puppet
8 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (22.73%) VMware NSX
9 17 (19.32%) SCCM
9 17 (19.32%) Cisco
10 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
10 15 (17.05%) Firewall
11 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
12 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
13 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.50%) Finance
15 10 (11.36%) Dell
15 10 (11.36%) DNS
15 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (10.23%) Change Control

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 15 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.95%) IIS
6 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.41%) nginx
7 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.14%) Apache
9 1 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.14%) JBoss
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.23%) Office 365
3 6 (6.82%) IaaS
3 6 (6.82%) PaaS
3 6 (6.82%) SaaS
4 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) DNS
3 8 (9.09%) SAN
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (5.68%) Skype
5 4 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.55%) SNMP
6 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.41%) LAN
6 3 (3.41%) Network Security
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.27%) DHCP
7 2 (2.27%) Intelligent Network
7 2 (2.27%) VLAN
7 2 (2.27%) WAN
8 1 (1.14%) IPsec
8 1 (1.14%) MPLS
8 1 (1.14%) SSL
8 1 (1.14%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.14%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.95%) JIRA
3 5 (5.68%) Chocolatey
3 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (11.36%) Architect
2 9 (10.23%) Azure Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Azure Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) SAML
2 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.27%) OAuth
4 1 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.14%) Kafka
4 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 4 (4.55%) HP Storage
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Windows
2 33 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.14%) Linux
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.55%) CentOS
7 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.14%) Solaris
10 1 (1.14%) Unix
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.23%) Change Control
3 8 (9.09%) Workflow
3 8 (9.09%) Workflow Development
4 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (7.95%) DevOps
4 7 (7.95%) Migration
4 7 (7.95%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.82%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 6 (6.82%) IT Strategy
5 6 (6.82%) ITIL
5 6 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.82%) Service Management
6 4 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 4 (4.55%) Information Security
6 4 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.95%) Ruby
4 5 (5.68%) SQL
5 4 (4.55%) Elixir
5 4 (4.55%) Erlang
6 3 (3.41%) C
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.55%) CCIE
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.14%) MCSA
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (48.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 22 (25.00%) vSphere
4 20 (22.73%) VMware NSX
5 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.55%) Docker
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.27%) XenApp
9 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.14%) KVM
10 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.14%) vCloud
10 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Puppet
2 17 (19.32%) SCCM
3 9 (10.23%) vCenter Server
3 9 (10.23%) vRealize
4 7 (7.95%) Ansible
5 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.55%) Nagios
5 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 4 (4.55%) SCOM
5 4 (4.55%) WMI
5 4 (4.55%) WSUS
6 3 (3.41%) Icinga
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.41%) Packer
6 3 (3.41%) Rancher
6 3 (3.41%) Terraform
7 2 (2.27%) SmoothWall
8 1 (1.14%) Graphite
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 30 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.32%) Cisco
3 10 (11.36%) Dell
4 8 (9.09%) HP
5 7 (7.95%) NetApp
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) SAP
7 4 (4.55%) F5
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.55%) Veeam
8 3 (3.41%) Apple
9 2 (2.27%) Avaya
9 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) IBM
9 2 (2.27%) Intel
9 2 (2.27%) McAfee
9 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.14%) Splunk
10 1 (1.14%) Zerto