Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 82 62
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware 65 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.44% 2.90% 3.50%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 8.77% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 61
Leeds median daily rate £415 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -7.89% +16.85%
10th Percentile £156 £160 £331
90th Percentile £538 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate £16.86 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.66% -30.00% +132.56%
10th Percentile £16.04 £16.25 £24.50
90th Percentile £17.69 £18.75 £25.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £26.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -35.15% +38.67% +74.42%

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 753 844 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 39.90% 33.06% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 537 468
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £238 £275 £283
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 12
Leeds median hourly rate £16.05 £25.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.79% +76.06% +9.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £30.52 £40.00 £25.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.21 £14.20
% change year-on-year -7.00% +21.16% +7.17%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, 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 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
3 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 34 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
6 25 (38.46%) DNS
7 24 (36.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (29.23%) Office 365
11 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
12 16 (24.62%) vSphere
13 15 (23.08%) Firewall
13 15 (23.08%) Cisco
13 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
14 14 (21.54%) HP
15 13 (20.00%) SAN
15 13 (20.00%) ITIL
15 13 (20.00%) SQL
15 13 (20.00%) Clustering
15 13 (20.00%) SCCM
16 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
16 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
17 11 (16.92%) DHCP
18 10 (15.38%) Linux
18 10 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
19 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
19 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 9 (13.85%) Retail

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 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Jetty
6 1 (1.54%) nginx
6 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) Office 365
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) IaaS
4 3 (4.62%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.08%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.08%) PaaS
5 2 (3.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) DNS
2 15 (23.08%) Firewall
3 13 (20.00%) SAN
4 11 (16.92%) DHCP
5 8 (12.31%) LAN
6 7 (10.77%) NAS
6 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.23%) VLAN
7 6 (9.23%) VPN
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.15%) SMTP
8 4 (6.15%) WAN
9 3 (4.62%) ADSL
9 3 (4.62%) FTP
9 3 (4.62%) HTTP
9 3 (4.62%) MPLS
9 3 (4.62%) Network Security
9 3 (4.62%) PBX
9 3 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Server Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) LAMP
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.62%) Handset
3 3 (4.62%) IVR
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (3.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 28 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.38%) Linux
6 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
8 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.15%) Unix
11 3 (4.62%) Solaris
11 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.08%) AIX
12 2 (3.08%) CentOS
12 2 (3.08%) SUSE
12 2 (3.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (13.85%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.31%) Preventative Maintenance
4 8 (12.31%) Technology Roadmap
5 6 (9.23%) High Availability
5 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) Change Control
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.69%) Server Building
6 5 (7.69%) Server Patching
6 5 (7.69%) Task Automation
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNA
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) MCSA
5 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) VCP6
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) OCP
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 34 (52.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (24.62%) vSphere
4 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
5 10 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.23%) XenApp
7 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.62%) KVM
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.54%) Postfix
10 1 (1.54%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Nagios
2 5 (7.69%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.15%) SCOM
4 3 (4.62%) vMotion
4 3 (4.62%) vRealize
5 2 (3.08%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) WSUS
6 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Netcool
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Cisco
3 14 (21.54%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Citrix
5 6 (9.23%) Veeam
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle
7 4 (6.15%) EMC
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee
7 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.15%) Sophos
8 3 (4.62%) Avaya
8 3 (4.62%) BMC
8 3 (4.62%) Clearswift
8 3 (4.62%) Forcepoint
8 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.62%) Verint
9 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.08%) Brocade
9 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.08%) Splunk