Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 106 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 48 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.41% 1.39% 2.30%
As % of the System Software category 10.81% 10.07% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 56
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £469 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.40% +15.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £200 £272 £266
90th Percentile £590 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £356 £410
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.11% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £11.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.60% -53.00% +66.67%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £11.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year +44.09% -48.33% +50.00%

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 444 417 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.02% 13.83% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 287 234
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £298 £160 £163
90th Percentile £538 £543 £559
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.64 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.00% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.79 £9.20
90th Percentile £19.59 £17.25 £24.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71% +16.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in West Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 16 December 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 0 35 £481 -1.28% 21
Pontefract - 3 £425 -
Halifax - 2 - -
Wakefield -1 1 £350 +21.74% 6
Bradford - 1 £275 - 3
Todmorden - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
4 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
5 19 (39.58%) Linux
6 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (33.33%) Migration
6 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (31.25%) Office 365
8 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (25.00%) SAN
10 11 (22.92%) Clustering
10 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
11 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.75%) DNS
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (16.67%) Puppet
13 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (16.67%) DevOps
13 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
14 7 (14.58%) NAS
14 7 (14.58%) Firewall
14 7 (14.58%) Dell
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco
14 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
14 7 (14.58%) DHCP

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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (31.25%) Office 365
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (6.25%) PaaS
5 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.17%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.00%) SAN
3 9 (18.75%) DNS
4 7 (14.58%) DHCP
4 7 (14.58%) Firewall
4 7 (14.58%) NAS
5 5 (10.42%) LAN
6 4 (8.33%) VoIP
7 3 (6.25%) Skype
8 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.08%) FTP
9 1 (2.08%) MPLS
9 1 (2.08%) Network Security
9 1 (2.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Firebird
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Office 365 Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) J2EE
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Clustering
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) CMDB
3 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows Server
3 19 (39.58%) Linux
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.17%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (16.67%) DevOps
3 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) PLM
5 4 (8.33%) Proactive Management
5 4 (8.33%) Storage Management
6 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) MCP
2 3 (6.25%) MCSE
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.17%) CCA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (10.42%) Xen
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Docker
7 1 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) KVM
7 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.08%) QEMU
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) PowerCLI
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) SCSM
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Dell
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Google
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 2 (4.17%) Meraki
8 2 (4.17%) Sage
8 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.08%) Brocade
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) ESET
9 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro