Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 104 114
Rank change year-on-year +43 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 44 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.14% 1.49% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 11.43% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 42
Median daily rate £325 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% -10.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £225 £312 £351
90th Percentile £481 £635 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £440
% change year-on-year -8.82% -3.41% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.64 £16.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.64 £16.86 £60.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% -71.90% +380.00%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 210 385 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.99% 13.06% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 238 284
Median daily rate £468 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +4.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £213
90th Percentile £600 £579 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 42
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.06 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -5.45% +23.73%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.46 £9.79
90th Percentile £27.56 £17.69 £16.59
Median hourly rate £16.40 £14.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year +13.10% +0.87% +22.34%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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 +27 21 £325 -26.09% 2
Wakefield - 5 £315 -
Halifax +19 2 - -
Bradford +19 1 £425 -13.71%
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (36.67%) Office 365
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
7 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (20.00%) Ansible
8 5 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (16.67%) Project Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Retail
8 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 5 (16.67%) Facilities Management
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
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 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Jetty
4 1 (3.33%) Mongrel
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) AWS
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) Skype
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) Servlets
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Solaris
5 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 5 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Antivirus Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Tech Ops
6 1 (3.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.67%) vRealize
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) Aruba
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.33%) Alibaba
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk