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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 57 51
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.72% 2.87% 3.30%
As % of the System Software category 16.08% 30.43% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £312 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 143 184 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.69% 9.42% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 111 92
Median daily rate £405 £401 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +33.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 22
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.20 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 15 £425 +6.25% 11
Bradford +8 7 £375 - 2
Bingley - 1 £325 -
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
3 20 (41.67%) Linux
4 18 (37.50%) vSphere
5 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco
7 14 (29.17%) ITIL
8 13 (27.08%) DevOps
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
9 11 (22.92%) Docker
10 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.75%) Puppet
11 9 (18.75%) SCCM
11 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (18.75%) EMC
12 8 (16.67%) DNS
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.67%) Internet
13 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
13 7 (14.58%) Finance
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) Python
13 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
13 7 (14.58%) Citrix
13 7 (14.58%) SAN
13 7 (14.58%) People Management
13 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (14.58%) Maven

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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.33%) IBM Domino
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 5 (10.42%) Loggly
2 5 (10.42%) Sumo Logic
3 4 (8.33%) GitHub
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) HTTP
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (4.17%) FTP
6 2 (4.17%) IPsec
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) OSPF
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.08%) SNMP
7 1 (2.08%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.42%) HBase
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Redis
4 4 (8.33%) Riak
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) Maven
3 5 (10.42%) Grunt
3 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.08%) jMock
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Mockito
5 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Specialist
2 4 (8.33%) Administrator
2 4 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) CSS
1 6 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.42%) CSS3
2 5 (10.42%) HTML5
2 5 (10.42%) jQuery
2 5 (10.42%) LAMP
2 5 (10.42%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) PowerMock
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.33%) iSeries
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Unix
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) CoreOS
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) CatOS
7 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) DevOps
3 7 (14.58%) People Management
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) BDD
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Kanban
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Wealth Management
6 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
1 7 (14.58%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Go
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) CCA
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) vSphere
2 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.92%) Docker
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.42%) HDFS
5 5 (10.42%) VirtualBox
6 4 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.25%) Terminal Server
7 3 (6.25%) vCloud
8 2 (4.17%) VMware GSX
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) NFS
9 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
9 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (18.75%) Puppet
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) vRealize
3 6 (12.50%) Nagios
4 5 (10.42%) Ansible
4 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.42%) Salt
4 5 (10.42%) ZABBIX
5 3 (6.25%) SCOM
6 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
7 1 (2.08%) RANCID
7 1 (2.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) EMC
4 7 (14.58%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 5 (10.42%) F5
6 5 (10.42%) Google
6 5 (10.42%) New Relic
6 5 (10.42%) Rackspace
6 5 (10.42%) SaltStack
6 5 (10.42%) Splunk
7 4 (8.33%) Avaya
7 4 (8.33%) HP
7 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.33%) Veritas
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) Nokia
8 3 (6.25%) Veeam
9 2 (4.17%) Red Hat