Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 43 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.51% 3.95% 3.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.72% 11.95% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 13
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% +36.00%
10th Percentile £192 £175 £276
90th Percentile £562 £549 £438
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - - £20.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50

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 Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 253 318 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 37.37% 33.02% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 205 224
Sheffield median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £213
90th Percentile £615 £570 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 23
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.54 £13.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.37% +5.26% -17.67%
10th Percentile £16.57 £10.48 £9.05
90th Percentile £34.43 £17.50 £18.40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £15.00 £12.01
% change year-on-year +37.70% +24.87% -19.92%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Sheffield

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Sheffield

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Sheffield

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VMware.

1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) VMware NSX
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (35.29%) Puppet
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
6 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Juju
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) KVM
6 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) FCoE
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) SMTP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (23.53%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) VMware NSX
3 4 (23.53%) KVM
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.76%) Docker
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server
5 2 (11.76%) vCloud
5 2 (11.76%) XenApp
5 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Juju
3 2 (11.76%) EdgeSight
3 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) PowerCLI
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) vRealize
4 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) AppSense
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp