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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 44 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.60% 3.98% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 5.50% 7.87% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £469 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.11% -7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 109 216 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 28.99% 50.59% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 136 61
Median daily rate £425 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +24.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Sheffield

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) SAN
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) NetApp
5 8 (28.57%) NFS
5 8 (28.57%) AIX
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (25.00%) NAS
6 7 (25.00%) SRDF
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.00%) FCoE
6 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.00%) Solaris
6 7 (25.00%) Perl
6 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) IBM
6 7 (25.00%) EMC
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) Brocade
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (21.43%) SUSE

VMware
Top Related 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 2 (7.14%) CICS
1 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 7 (25.00%) FCoE
3 7 (25.00%) NAS
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (21.43%) LDAP
4 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 6 (21.43%) NX-OS
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Multicast
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) HBase
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) DbUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) jMock
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Mockito
2 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Network Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) PowerMock
4 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) WAP
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) AIX
4 7 (25.00%) Solaris
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) SUSE
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (14.29%) VMS
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) zOS
9 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Kanban
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Go
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCDP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) NFS
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (25.00%) SRDF
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas File System
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Docker
6 3 (10.71%) vSphere
7 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.57%) KVM
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
3 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.29%) Puppet
4 2 (7.14%) Terraform
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) NetApp
3 7 (25.00%) Brocade
3 7 (25.00%) EMC
3 7 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) F5
4 6 (21.43%) Sun
4 6 (21.43%) Veritas
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.71%) Intel
7 2 (7.14%) Meraki
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (3.57%) Sybase
8 1 (3.57%) TIBCO