Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 99 73
Rank change year-on-year -17 -26 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 56 57 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.63% 1.93% 2.90%
As % of the System Software category 11.91% 14.25% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 61
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +7.35%
10th Percentile £201 £264 £270
90th Percentile £531 £536 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £18.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -26.50% +66.67%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +160.00% -44.44% +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 470 400 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.65% 13.56% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 274 261
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £179 £175
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.13 £9.25 £9.55
90th Percentile £19.59 £19.55 £23.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -17.24% +20.83%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 40 £500 +17.65% 34
Wakefield 0 5 £330 +14.78% 5
Bradford - 3 £359 - 2
Todmorden - 2 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (64.29%) Windows
4 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
5 28 (50.00%) Linux
5 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 26 (46.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 19 (33.93%) SAN
9 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 15 (26.79%) DNS
10 15 (26.79%) Clustering
10 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (23.21%) DHCP
12 13 (23.21%) Firewall
13 12 (21.43%) ITIL
13 12 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
14 11 (19.64%) Puppet
14 11 (19.64%) Cisco
14 11 (19.64%) Migration
15 9 (16.07%) HP
15 9 (16.07%) Python
15 9 (16.07%) NAS
15 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
15 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (16.07%) Office 365
15 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
5 2 (3.57%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (16.07%) Office 365
4 8 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
6 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.79%) IaaS
7 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) SAN
2 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
3 15 (26.79%) DNS
4 13 (23.21%) DHCP
4 13 (23.21%) Firewall
5 9 (16.07%) NAS
6 6 (10.71%) LAN
7 5 (8.93%) VPN
8 4 (7.14%) IPsec
8 4 (7.14%) SSL
8 4 (7.14%) VoIP
9 3 (5.36%) FTP
9 3 (5.36%) HTTP
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.57%) MPLS
10 2 (3.57%) Network Security
10 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.57%) WAN
11 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Big Data
1 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) Firebird
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) DbUnit
3 2 (3.57%) jMock
3 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) Mockito
3 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
2 3 (5.36%) SOAP
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.57%) PowerMock
3 2 (3.57%) RESTful
3 2 (3.57%) Servlets
3 2 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Kafka
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) CMDB
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (64.29%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
3 28 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.57%) SUSE
9 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.79%) AIX
10 1 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Migration
4 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.71%) Storage Management
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.93%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) High Availability
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (7.14%) PLM
7 4 (7.14%) Proactive Management
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Server Patching
7 4 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) Server Building
8 3 (5.36%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.07%) Python
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) BC Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) CCA
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) CCNP
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) CISSP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.14%) Xen
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.79%) QEMU
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) SCCM
3 5 (8.93%) WSUS
4 4 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (5.36%) PowerCLI
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.36%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.57%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.57%) SCOM
6 2 (3.57%) SCSM
7 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Ansible
7 1 (1.79%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) CA
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) Dell
8 4 (7.14%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Brocade
10 2 (3.57%) EMC
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) Google
10 2 (3.57%) Lotus
10 2 (3.57%) McAfee
10 2 (3.57%) Remedy
10 2 (3.57%) Sage
10 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro