Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 17 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 64 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 -27 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 93 103 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.71% 3.52% 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category 8.17% 9.10% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 128
West Yorkshire median daily rate £369 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £174 £270 £243
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £359 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -10.31% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.05% -6.96% +27.42%
10th Percentile £13.81 £12.24 £15.33
90th Percentile £36.13 £24.21 £23.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% -44.44% +45.16%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,139 1,132 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.16% 38.65% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 679 869
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 47 45
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.40% -12.28% +1.79%
10th Percentile £10.40 £8.92 £9.50
90th Percentile £25.38 £25.80 £22.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.98 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.11% -3.45% +6.66%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in West Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in West Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in West Yorkshire

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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 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in West Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in West Yorkshire

VMware
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 -21 67 £463 +8.82% 45
Wakefield 0 9 £350 +19.15% 11
Bradford -12 4 £359 - 6
Todmorden - 3 - -
Brighouse - 2 - -
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £238 - 4
Pudsey - 1 - -
VMware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 60 (64.52%) Windows
2 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 58 (62.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
5 37 (39.78%) Linux
6 32 (34.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (27.96%) Cisco
7 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
8 23 (24.73%) SAN
9 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
10 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (20.43%) ITIL
13 18 (19.35%) DNS
13 18 (19.35%) Clustering
14 17 (18.28%) Firewall
14 17 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
16 15 (16.13%) SQL
16 15 (16.13%) Puppet
16 15 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (15.05%) SCCM
18 13 (13.98%) Migration
18 13 (13.98%) Citrix
18 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (13.98%) Office 365
19 12 (12.90%) HP
19 12 (12.90%) DHCP

VMware
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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.15%) Jetty
5 2 (2.15%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.15%) nginx
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.08%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (13.98%) Office 365
4 8 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) SAN
2 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.35%) DNS
4 17 (18.28%) Firewall
5 12 (12.90%) DHCP
6 9 (9.68%) NAS
7 7 (7.53%) LAN
7 7 (7.53%) VoIP
7 7 (7.53%) VPN
8 6 (6.45%) IPsec
8 6 (6.45%) MPLS
9 5 (5.38%) SSL
9 5 (5.38%) WAN
10 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.30%) Network Security
11 3 (3.23%) FTP
11 3 (3.23%) HTTP
11 3 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.15%) BGP
12 2 (2.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Big Data
1 7 (7.53%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) DB2
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) Firebird
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) JUnit
3 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.15%) DbUnit
3 2 (2.15%) jMock
3 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 2 (2.15%) Mockito
3 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.15%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.83%) Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) J2EE
1 4 (4.30%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) SOAP
3 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) PowerMock
3 2 (2.15%) RESTful
3 2 (2.15%) Servlets
3 2 (2.15%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.08%) Kafka
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) React
4 1 (1.08%) React Native
4 1 (1.08%) REST
4 1 (1.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Clustering
2 10 (10.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) CMDB
3 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.23%) iPhone
6 3 (3.23%) Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.15%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) EPoS
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (64.52%) Windows
2 48 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 37 (39.78%) Linux
4 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.15%) SUSE
10 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) HPUX
11 1 (1.08%) Unix
11 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (20.43%) ITIL
3 15 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.98%) Migration
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.60%) DevOps
7 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.53%) High Availability
7 7 (7.53%) Storage Management
8 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.45%) Service Management
9 5 (5.38%) Change Control
9 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.38%) Open Source
9 5 (5.38%) Proactive Management
9 5 (5.38%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
10 4 (4.30%) PLM
10 4 (4.30%) Scrum
10 4 (4.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 15 (16.13%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) Python
4 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.45%) Java
6 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) Go
8 1 (1.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) CCNA
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) BC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) CCNP
5 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.30%) MCP
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 2 (2.15%) CCA
8 2 (2.15%) CCIP
8 2 (2.15%) CCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCSP
8 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.15%) MCITP
8 2 (2.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (62.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.53%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.38%) vSphere
7 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.30%) Xen
7 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.23%) XenApp
8 3 (3.23%) XenServer
9 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.15%) Firmware
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.15%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.08%) KVM
10 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.08%) QEMU
10 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) SCCM
3 7 (7.53%) WSUS
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.38%) SCOM
4 5 (5.38%) Tivoli
4 5 (5.38%) vCenter Server
5 4 (4.30%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (4.30%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.15%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.15%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.15%) SCSM
6 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 1 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.08%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.96%) Cisco
3 13 (13.98%) Citrix
4 12 (12.90%) HP
5 10 (10.75%) F5
6 9 (9.68%) Dell
6 9 (9.68%) NetApp
6 9 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.60%) EMC
8 7 (7.53%) CA
9 5 (5.38%) Splunk
10 4 (4.30%) IBM
10 4 (4.30%) Oracle
10 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.23%) Lotus
11 3 (3.23%) Remedy
11 3 (3.23%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.15%) Google
12 2 (2.15%) Veeam