Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 43 33
Rank change year-on-year -52 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 73 125 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.17% 4.46% 4.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.09% 11.64% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 96 139
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £160 £241 £180
90th Percentile £575 £544 £480
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £389
% change year-on-year - -3.54% +29.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £13.00 £13.75 £34.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +22.58% +19.23%

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 1,199 1,074 1,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.66% 38.32% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 670 937
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £554
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.16% -14.66% +5.59%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.80 £8.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.09 £23.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +7.69%

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 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in West Yorkshire

VMware
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
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 25 April 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 -43 68 £425 - 31
Bradford -4 4 - - 8
Wakefield -6 1 £313 -30.56% 1
VMware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (31.51%) Windows
3 23 (31.51%) Linux
4 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
6 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (23.29%) Puppet
8 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (20.55%) Open Source
9 15 (20.55%) DNS
10 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (19.18%) Apache
11 13 (17.81%) Citrix
12 12 (16.44%) HTTP
12 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
13 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (15.07%) Java
13 11 (15.07%) Oracle
14 10 (13.70%) DHCP
14 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
14 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
15 9 (12.33%) VMware NSX
15 9 (12.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 9 (12.33%) Firewall
15 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.33%) Cisco
15 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
15 9 (12.33%) IaaS
15 9 (12.33%) SaaS

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 14 (19.18%) Apache
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (9.59%) IIS
4 7 (9.59%) nginx
4 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.22%) Jetty
5 6 (8.22%) Mongrel
6 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (4.11%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (4.11%) Apache Synapse
7 3 (4.11%) JBoss
7 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.33%) IaaS
3 9 (12.33%) PaaS
3 9 (12.33%) SaaS
4 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.22%) Google App Engine
4 6 (8.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.85%) Office 365
6 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) DNS
2 12 (16.44%) HTTP
3 10 (13.70%) DHCP
4 9 (12.33%) Firewall
4 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.59%) FTP
5 7 (9.59%) IPsec
5 7 (9.59%) SSL
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.48%) MPLS
7 3 (4.11%) BGP
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (4.11%) Internet
7 3 (4.11%) OSPF
7 3 (4.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (2.74%) NaaS
8 2 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (2.74%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
2 2 (2.74%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Technical Business Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Java Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Java Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.48%) VMware Architect
8 4 (5.48%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (9.59%) .NET
3 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 6 (8.22%) REST
3 6 (8.22%) Servlets
3 6 (8.22%) SOAP
4 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 5 (6.85%) HTML5
4 5 (6.85%) Spring
4 5 (6.85%) XML
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.11%) Kafka
6 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.11%) Velocity
7 2 (2.74%) RESTful
8 1 (1.37%) LDAP
8 1 (1.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.11%) Replication
2 3 (4.11%) TM Forum
3 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) CentOS
5 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Open Source
3 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.96%) SOA
7 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 7 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps
8 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.22%) Microservices
8 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.22%) Service Management
8 6 (8.22%) TDD
8 6 (8.22%) Workflow
8 6 (8.22%) Workflow Development
9 5 (6.85%) Change Control
9 5 (6.85%) Scrum
10 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Java
2 7 (9.59%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.11%) Ruby
4 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) CCNA
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.48%) DBS Check
1 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) CCNP
2 2 (2.74%) CCSA
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) CCIP
3 1 (1.37%) CCSE
3 1 (1.37%) CCSP
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (54.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (26.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.33%) VMware NSX
4 6 (8.22%) Xen
5 5 (6.85%) VMware Server
6 4 (5.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.48%) vSphere
7 3 (4.11%) Docker
7 3 (4.11%) KVM
8 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.74%) vCloud
8 2 (2.74%) XenApp
8 2 (2.74%) XenServer
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (23.29%) Puppet
2 9 (12.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 8 (10.96%) vRealize
4 7 (9.59%) Ansible
5 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.11%) Prometheus
6 3 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.74%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.74%) Consul
7 2 (2.74%) Graphite
7 2 (2.74%) Nagios
7 2 (2.74%) OpenView
8 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.37%) Icinga
8 1 (1.37%) SCCM
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Citrix
3 11 (15.07%) Oracle
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco
5 7 (9.59%) F5
6 6 (8.22%) Google
7 5 (6.85%) HP
8 4 (5.48%) Apple
8 4 (5.48%) Dell
8 4 (5.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) IBM
9 3 (4.11%) Splunk
9 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 2 (2.74%) CA
10 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.74%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) CommVault