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 23 June 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 Server
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 108 101
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 0 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category - 6.48% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 17
Median daily rate - £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £288
% change year-on-year -27.77% +56.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £19.82
% change year-on-year - +149.60%  

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 135 247 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.42% 12.00% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 152 114
Median daily rate £388 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +13.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.23 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.65 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware Server
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Brocade
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware