Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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.

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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 169 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.12% 4.92% 5.76%
As % of the Vendors category 7.94% 12.60% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 118 153
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £209 £213 £151
90th Percentile £564 £579 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.88 £19.75 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.87% +28.62% -28.16%
10th Percentile £10.89 £15.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £12.96 £23.98 £34.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.88 £22.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -46.02% +41.94% -3.13%

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 1184 1341 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 39.26% 39.03% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 843 1022
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.38% +6.43%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £558 £550 £522
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 97
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -8.93% +22.54%
10th Percentile £9.64 £9.33 £8.55
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.70 £25.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £13.60
% change year-on-year +3.59% +6.51% +4.58%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 -29 81 £425 +9.68% 12
Wakefield -3 6 £294 -9.62% 2
Bradford +2 3 - - 5
VMware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 48 (51.06%) Windows
2 42 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
5 30 (31.91%) Windows Server
6 23 (24.47%) Linux
7 21 (22.34%) Puppet
8 19 (20.21%) SCCM
8 19 (20.21%) VMware NSX
9 18 (19.15%) vSphere
10 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (17.02%) Cisco
12 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
13 13 (13.83%) ITIL
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
13 13 (13.83%) Citrix
13 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (11.70%) Office 365
14 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
14 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
14 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
14 11 (11.70%) Firewall
14 11 (11.70%) vRealize
14 11 (11.70%) Data Centre
15 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (10.64%) NetApp
15 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2010

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 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.19%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) nginx
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.13%) CMS
6 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.70%) Office 365
3 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) SAN
3 8 (8.51%) DNS
4 6 (6.38%) Skype
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.32%) LAN
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.26%) WAN
7 3 (3.19%) DHCP
7 3 (3.19%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.19%) Network Security
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.13%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (1.06%) HSRP
9 1 (1.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Chocolatey
3 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Electronics
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Law
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (9.57%) Architect
1 9 (9.57%) Technical Leader
2 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (6.38%) Developer
3 6 (6.38%) Network Engineer
4 5 (5.32%) Analyst
4 5 (5.32%) Consultant
4 5 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Azure Architect
6 3 (3.19%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (5.32%) SAML
2 3 (3.19%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.13%) Kafka
3 2 (2.13%) OAuth
3 2 (2.13%) Velocity
4 1 (1.06%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.26%) HP Storage
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.06%) Windows
2 30 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 23 (24.47%) Linux
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) CentOS
8 3 (3.19%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.13%) Android
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Unix
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.06%) Solaris
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) Change Control
3 9 (9.57%) Workflow
3 9 (9.57%) Workflow Development
4 8 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (7.45%) DevOps
5 7 (7.45%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.32%) Open Source
7 5 (5.32%) Service Management
8 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.19%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.19%) Security Management
9 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.45%) Ruby
4 6 (6.38%) SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Elixir
5 4 (4.26%) Erlang
6 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.19%) C
7 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.26%) MCSA
2 4 (4.26%) MCSE
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.19%) CCIE
3 3 (3.19%) CCNA
3 3 (3.19%) MCP
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCDST
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.06%) GDPR
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (20.21%) VMware NSX
4 18 (19.15%) vSphere
5 10 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.32%) XenApp
7 4 (4.26%) Docker
7 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.19%) vCloud
8 3 (3.19%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.13%) XenServer
10 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (22.34%) Puppet
2 19 (20.21%) SCCM
3 11 (11.70%) vRealize
4 8 (8.51%) vCenter Server
5 7 (7.45%) Ansible
6 5 (5.32%) SCOM
7 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.26%) Nagios
7 4 (4.26%) Prometheus
8 3 (3.19%) Icinga
8 3 (3.19%) Packer
8 3 (3.19%) Rancher
8 3 (3.19%) Terraform
8 3 (3.19%) WSUS
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.06%) Consul
10 1 (1.06%) Graphite
10 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
10 1 (1.06%) SmoothWall
10 1 (1.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) Cisco
3 13 (13.83%) Citrix
4 10 (10.64%) NetApp
5 8 (8.51%) HP
6 7 (7.45%) Dell
7 5 (5.32%) Veeam
8 4 (4.26%) Avaya
8 4 (4.26%) EMC
8 4 (4.26%) F5
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) SAP
9 3 (3.19%) Apple
9 3 (3.19%) IBM
10 2 (2.13%) Intel
10 2 (2.13%) McAfee
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle
10 2 (2.13%) Splunk
10 2 (2.13%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.13%) Zerto