The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.16% 3.91% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.09% 7.75% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Median daily rate £438 £395 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +59.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 271 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 30.52% 50.47% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 178 117
Median daily rate £378 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £221 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.88 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in South Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in South Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in South Yorkshire

VMware
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 5 £469 +27.11% 2
Doncaster -3 2 £325 - 2
VMware
Yorkshire

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
5 16 (37.21%) SAN
6 15 (34.88%) NetApp
7 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
7 13 (30.23%) Linux
8 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
9 10 (23.26%) Oracle
9 10 (23.26%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) IBM
10 9 (20.93%) EMC
10 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) NAS
10 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
11 8 (18.60%) SLA
11 8 (18.60%) NFS
11 8 (18.60%) AIX
11 8 (18.60%) Solaris
11 8 (18.60%) Migration
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
12 7 (16.28%) SUSE
12 7 (16.28%) Replication
12 7 (16.28%) LDAP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) CICS
4 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) SAN
2 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (20.93%) NAS
3 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (16.28%) FCoE
4 7 (16.28%) LDAP
4 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (13.95%) NX-OS
5 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.63%) VoIP
7 4 (9.30%) Internet
8 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.65%) Firewall
8 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.33%) Multicast
9 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) HBase
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) jMock
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Mockito
2 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Administrator
2 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.33%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) RESTful
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) WAP
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
3 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (13.95%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) AIX
5 8 (18.60%) Solaris
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (16.28%) SUSE
7 6 (13.95%) Unix
8 5 (11.63%) VMS
9 4 (9.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (4.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) DevOps
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.98%) High Availability
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 2 (4.65%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Adaptive Security
7 1 (2.33%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Perl
2 6 (13.95%) Python
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Go
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCDP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) NFS
4 7 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (16.28%) SRDF
4 7 (16.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Veritas File System
6 5 (11.63%) vSphere
7 4 (9.30%) Docker
8 3 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
9 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
9 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.65%) XenApp
10 1 (2.33%) KVM
10 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
10 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.33%) Xen
10 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (11.63%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
4 4 (9.30%) Puppet
5 2 (4.65%) Terraform
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.33%) DameWare
6 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) NetApp
4 10 (23.26%) Oracle
5 9 (20.93%) EMC
5 9 (20.93%) IBM
6 7 (16.28%) Brocade
6 7 (16.28%) F5
6 7 (16.28%) Veritas
7 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.95%) Sun
8 3 (6.98%) HP
8 3 (6.98%) Intel
8 3 (6.98%) Sophos
9 2 (4.65%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) Dell
9 2 (4.65%) Meraki
9 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic