The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 June 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
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 10.53% 2.44% -
As % of the Vendors category 18.18% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £288 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.68% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

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 Wakefield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 22 22 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 57.89% 53.66% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 2
Median daily rate £313 £350 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +211.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -64.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for VMware.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) EMC