Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 33 37
Rank change year-on-year -43 +4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 65 127 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.74% 5.66% 4.66%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 14.45% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 93
Leeds median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £164 £213 £120
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.92% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% +20.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £18.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% +25.00% +20.00%

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 915 879 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.59% 39.21% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 561 662
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £236 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £544 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 35
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% +9.23%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.25 £13.80
% change year-on-year +19.59% -11.22% +6.13%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 34 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (38.46%) Windows
3 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
4 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (26.15%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (15.38%) SCCM
10 10 (15.38%) Puppet
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (15.38%) Citrix
11 9 (13.85%) ITIL
11 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
11 9 (13.85%) VMware NSX
12 8 (12.31%) vRealize
12 8 (12.31%) Oracle
12 8 (12.31%) Cisco
12 8 (12.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (12.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (10.77%) IaaS
13 7 (10.77%) Ansible
13 7 (10.77%) SaaS
13 7 (10.77%) PaaS
13 7 (10.77%) 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.62%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (4.62%) Apache Synapse
6 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 3 (4.62%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.54%) nginx
8 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.77%) IaaS
3 7 (10.77%) Office 365
3 7 (10.77%) PaaS
3 7 (10.77%) SaaS
4 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 5 (7.69%) Skype
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) HTTP
4 3 (4.62%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.08%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) MPLS
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) BGP
6 1 (1.54%) NaaS
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
6 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.54%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Architect
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Technical Leader
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Security Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) SOA Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Architect
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (4.62%) Apache Camel
2 3 (4.62%) Kafka
2 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.62%) REST
2 3 (4.62%) SAML
2 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 3 (4.62%) Velocity
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) HTML5
3 2 (3.08%) OAuth
3 2 (3.08%) Spring
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.62%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Android
7 2 (3.08%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Solaris
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (13.85%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (9.23%) Change Control
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) Open Source
6 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) SOA
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow Development
7 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) Network Management
8 3 (4.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) Ruby
3 3 (4.62%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.08%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) Elixir
5 1 (1.54%) Erlang
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.54%) MCSA
2 1 (1.54%) MCSE
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.85%) VMware NSX
4 5 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.62%) Docker
6 3 (4.62%) KVM
6 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.62%) XenApp
7 2 (3.08%) vCloud
7 2 (3.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Puppet
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) vRealize
3 7 (10.77%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.62%) Prometheus
4 3 (4.62%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.08%) Consul
5 2 (3.08%) Graphite
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.54%) Icinga
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (1.54%) Rancher
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Apple
4 5 (7.69%) F5
5 4 (6.15%) Dell
5 4 (6.15%) EMC
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) NetApp
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 3 (4.62%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.08%) Avaya
7 2 (3.08%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Intel
7 2 (3.08%) McAfee
7 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.54%) Zerto