Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 102 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 -40 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 52 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.73% 1.83% 3.40%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 16.10% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 82
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +31.34%
10th Percentile £221 £299 £307
90th Percentile £565 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +74.42% -74.71%
10th Percentile £33.50 £12.58 £8.78
90th Percentile £36.50 £24.33 £13.33
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +380.00% - -66.67%

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 480 323 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.85% 11.36% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 227 262
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £218
90th Percentile £550 £556 £512
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.12% +33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -7.29% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.53 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £19.50 £17.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -6.00% +4.17%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -8 50 £488 +8.33% 14
Wakefield +4 5 £330 +20.00% 2
Bradford -13 3 £443 +18.00% 2
Todmorden - 1 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (58.33%) Linux
3 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (43.33%) Windows
5 24 (40.00%) DNS
6 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (33.33%) Puppet
8 18 (30.00%) DHCP
9 17 (28.33%) Firewall
9 17 (28.33%) Open Source
9 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
10 16 (26.67%) Java
11 15 (25.00%) Apache
11 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (23.33%) HTTP
13 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
13 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (20.00%) Python
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
15 11 (18.33%) Cisco
15 11 (18.33%) IPsec
15 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
16 10 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (16.67%) SAN
16 10 (16.67%) SSL
16 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 15 (25.00%) Apache
2 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (13.33%) IIS
4 8 (13.33%) Jetty
4 8 (13.33%) Mongrel
4 8 (13.33%) nginx
4 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (13.33%) Google App Engine
4 8 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.33%) IaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Office 365
5 2 (3.33%) PaaS
5 2 (3.33%) SaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) DNS
2 18 (30.00%) DHCP
3 17 (28.33%) Firewall
4 15 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (23.33%) HTTP
6 11 (18.33%) IPsec
7 10 (16.67%) SAN
7 10 (16.67%) SSL
8 9 (15.00%) FTP
9 6 (10.00%) VPN
10 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.33%) MPLS
11 4 (6.67%) LAN
11 4 (6.67%) NAS
12 3 (5.00%) BGP
12 3 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (5.00%) Internet
12 3 (5.00%) OSPF
13 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Big Data
1 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Travis CI
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.33%) jMock
5 2 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) Mockito
5 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Back Office
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) J2EE
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) Servlets
2 8 (13.33%) SOAP
3 7 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (11.67%) Spring
4 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 6 (10.00%) HTML5
4 6 (10.00%) REST
4 6 (10.00%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) RESTful
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (5.00%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) Kafka
7 2 (3.33%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
8 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.67%) SAML
8 1 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Clustering
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.00%) CMDB
4 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) EPoS
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Windows
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) HPUX
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (28.33%) Open Source
2 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.00%) Scrum
5 9 (15.00%) TDD
6 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.67%) Microservices
7 7 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) DevOps
9 5 (8.33%) High Availability
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Network Management
9 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) Change Management
10 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) Python
3 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) BC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) CCA
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCITP
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
8 1 (1.67%) CCDP
8 1 (1.67%) CCNP
8 1 (1.67%) CCSA
8 1 (1.67%) CCSE
8 1 (1.67%) CISM
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (15.00%) Xen
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 6 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) KVM
5 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.33%) VMware NSX
6 2 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.67%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
3 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.67%) WSUS
5 3 (5.00%) Ansible
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
6 2 (3.33%) CA Wily
6 2 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.33%) OpenView
6 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
6 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.67%) SCSM
7 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle
5 9 (15.00%) Citrix
5 9 (15.00%) HP
6 8 (13.33%) CA
6 8 (13.33%) Google
7 5 (8.33%) Apple
8 4 (6.67%) Dell
8 4 (6.67%) F5
8 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.00%) EMC
9 3 (5.00%) IBM
9 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) Nimsoft
10 2 (3.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.67%) Splunk