Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 108 91
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 49 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.94% 1.68% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 11.32% 12.50% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 44
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £188 £204 £268
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £35.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.83% +90.48% +104.17%
10th Percentile £16.04 £33.50 £12.24
90th Percentile £17.69 £36.50 £24.21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £25.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -34.52% +106.00% -44.44%

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 433 472 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.11% 13.47% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 299 254
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £195 £306 £202
90th Percentile £581 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £418 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.06 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £9.66 £8.80 £9.53
90th Percentile £22.75 £23.85 £19.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +18 39 £360 -28.00% 27
Huddersfield - 2 £280 - 2
Bradford +2 1 £340 -23.16% 5
Pontefract - 1 £513 -
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
4 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
6 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
6 19 (38.78%) vSphere
7 17 (34.69%) Azure
8 16 (32.65%) DNS
8 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
10 13 (26.53%) HP
10 13 (26.53%) SAN
10 13 (26.53%) Linux
11 12 (24.49%) Clustering
12 11 (22.45%) ITIL
12 11 (22.45%) vRealize
12 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (20.41%) Office 365
13 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.41%) Cisco
13 10 (20.41%) Firewall
13 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (18.37%) DHCP
14 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
14 9 (18.37%) VMware NSX
15 8 (16.33%) VSAN
15 8 (16.33%) AWS

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 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) OpenStack
5 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) Jetty
6 2 (4.08%) Mongrel
6 2 (4.08%) nginx
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.69%) Azure
2 10 (20.41%) Office 365
3 8 (16.33%) AWS
3 8 (16.33%) IaaS
3 8 (16.33%) PaaS
3 8 (16.33%) SaaS
4 6 (12.24%) GCP
5 5 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
6 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) SAN
3 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.37%) DHCP
5 8 (16.33%) VSAN
6 7 (14.29%) NAS
6 7 (14.29%) Network Security
7 6 (12.24%) LAN
8 4 (8.16%) WAN
9 3 (6.12%) ADSL
9 3 (6.12%) FTP
9 3 (6.12%) HTTP
9 3 (6.12%) MPLS
9 3 (6.12%) SSL
9 3 (6.12%) VLAN
9 3 (6.12%) VPN
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (4.08%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (10.20%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Server Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) AWS Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Security Architect
6 5 (10.20%) VMware Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
1 2 (4.08%) SailPoint
1 2 (4.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (24.49%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (10.20%) EMC VNX
3 5 (10.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Handset
4 2 (4.08%) IVR
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (26.53%) Linux
5 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.20%) SUSE
9 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.08%) Unix
11 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.04%) AIX
12 1 (2.04%) CentOS
12 1 (2.04%) HPUX
12 1 (2.04%) Solaris
12 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 8 (16.33%) DevOps
4 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) DevSecOps
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.20%) Preventative Maintenance
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (10.20%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (10.20%) MCP
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) VCP6
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) CCAA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.78%) vSphere
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.37%) VMware NSX
4 7 (14.29%) XenApp
5 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (4.08%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.08%) KVM
7 2 (4.08%) Xen
7 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) vRealize
2 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) vCenter Server
3 5 (10.20%) EMC VPLEX
3 5 (10.20%) SCOM
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) WSUS
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) Citrix
6 6 (12.24%) Brocade
7 5 (10.20%) Alibaba
7 5 (10.20%) EMC
7 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.12%) Avaya
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
8 3 (6.12%) Sophos
9 2 (4.08%) CA
9 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
9 2 (4.08%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (4.08%) QNAP
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.08%) Veeam
9 2 (4.08%) Verint