The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 101 111 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.073% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.12% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year - -56.81%  

VMware Server 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 149 178 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.92% 9.29% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 86
Median daily rate £410 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +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 £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in West Yorkshire

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Server in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in West Yorkshire

VMware Server
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 Server within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 1 £375 -
VMware Server
Yorkshire

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Grafana
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP

VMware Server
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) VMware GSX
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Grafana
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) EMC