Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 126 104
Rank change year-on-year +28 -22 -45
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 56 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.79% 1.19% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 13.97% 9.05% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 37
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £329 £220 £290
90th Percentile £643 £575 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 - £12.50
10th Percentile £16.04 - £11.25
90th Percentile £17.69 - £13.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £60.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -71.90% +242.86% +12.90%

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 401 442 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.79% 13.15% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 282 198
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £170 £190 £158
90th Percentile £580 £575 £552
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £10.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +21.30% -14.13%
10th Percentile £10.49 £9.81 £9.80
90th Percentile £17.69 £16.40 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.44
% change year-on-year - +22.40% -7.01%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +19 41 £446 -10.80% 5
Pontefract - 6 £450 -
Bradford -13 2 £493 - 2
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £450 -
Wakefield - 1 £350 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
6 19 (33.93%) Linux
7 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 17 (30.36%) Migration
8 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (28.57%) DNS
10 15 (26.79%) ITIL
10 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (26.79%) Office 365
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (19.64%) Cisco
12 11 (19.64%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) SAN
13 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.86%) Clustering
13 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
13 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (17.86%) High Availability
14 9 (16.07%) DevOps
14 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
14 9 (16.07%) Firewall
15 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
16 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
16 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
16 7 (12.50%) CentOS

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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) AquaLogic
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.57%) Tuxedo
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.79%) Office 365
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
5 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.57%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) SAN
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 7 (12.50%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.93%) VLAN
6 4 (7.14%) MPLS
6 4 (7.14%) NAS
7 3 (5.36%) ADSL
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) FTP
8 2 (3.57%) HTTP
8 2 (3.57%) PBX
8 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.57%) Skype
8 2 (3.57%) SMTP
8 2 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
1 8 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 7 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) LAMP
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Servlets
3 1 (1.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Smartcard
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.57%) Handset
5 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (33.93%) Linux
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.50%) CentOS
5 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Unix
8 2 (3.57%) AIX
8 2 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Migration
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) High Availability
4 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.07%) DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
7 5 (8.93%) Tech Ops
8 4 (7.14%) Change Control
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Server Building
8 4 (7.14%) Server Patching
8 4 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (7.14%) Statistics
8 4 (7.14%) Task Automation
8 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (12.50%) Python
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.57%) RHCE
4 2 (3.57%) VCP6
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) CCA
5 1 (1.79%) CCAA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (8.93%) Xen
5 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) KVM
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
7 1 (1.79%) Docker
7 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.79%) Postfix
7 1 (1.79%) vCloud
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.36%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) vMotion
5 2 (3.57%) OpenView
5 2 (3.57%) vRealize
6 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) Netcool
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) HP
4 7 (12.50%) Splunk
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) Google
7 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) Veeam
8 2 (3.57%) BEA
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.57%) F5
8 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.57%) Sophos
8 2 (3.57%) Symantec