Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VMware Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 141 159
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 -1
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 6 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.84% -8.13%
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,355 2,824 3,802
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.65% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,276 1,907 2,548
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £293 £265 £269
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 79 88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +13.13% -8.03%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.78 £9.23
90th Percentile £28.63 £27.71 £18.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.10 £13.81
% change year-on-year +12.09% +2.10% +2.98%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in West Yorkshire

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in West Yorkshire

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in West Yorkshire

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Bradford - 1 - -
VMware Engineer
Yorkshire

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (50.00%) Proactive Management
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) PLM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (50.00%) CMDB
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Finance

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) CMDB
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) PLM
3 3 (50.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP