Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 66 31
Rank change year-on-year -14 -35 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 88 96 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.57% 3.36% 5.52%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 9.19% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 72 151
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £160 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £556 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.33% +33.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.67% +74.42% -62.61%
10th Percentile £14.54 £12.58 £8.95
90th Percentile £36.28 £24.33 £23.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.75 £12.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +178.00% -27.54% -23.33%

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 1,179 1,045 1,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.38% 36.55% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 623 940
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £281
90th Percentile £553 £538 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 42
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% +9.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.10 £19.51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £13.66
% change year-on-year +28.57% +2.53% +0.44%

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

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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 22 July 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 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in West Yorkshire

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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 22 July 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 -18 73 £438 -7.89% 29
Wakefield +2 7 £328 -14.10% 4
Bradford -11 4 £443 +18.00% 5
Todmorden - 2 - - 2
Brighouse - 1 - -
VMware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (67.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 40 (45.45%) Linux
4 38 (43.18%) Windows
5 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
6 26 (29.55%) Windows Server
7 25 (28.41%) DNS
8 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (26.14%) Cisco
10 20 (22.73%) Puppet
11 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (21.59%) Firewall
12 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.45%) DHCP
13 17 (19.32%) Java
13 17 (19.32%) Open Source
14 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.05%) Apache
16 14 (15.91%) ITIL
16 14 (15.91%) HTTP
17 13 (14.77%) Citrix
17 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (14.77%) SAN
17 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
17 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
18 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
18 12 (13.64%) IPsec
18 12 (13.64%) Python
19 11 (12.50%) SQL

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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 15 (17.05%) Apache
2 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.23%) IIS
3 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
4 8 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (9.09%) Jetty
4 8 (9.09%) Mongrel
4 8 (9.09%) nginx
4 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.14%) JBoss
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (9.09%) Google App Engine
4 8 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (7.95%) Office 365
6 5 (5.68%) IaaS
6 5 (5.68%) PaaS
6 5 (5.68%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) DNS
2 19 (21.59%) Firewall
3 18 (20.45%) DHCP
4 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.91%) HTTP
6 13 (14.77%) SAN
7 12 (13.64%) IPsec
8 11 (12.50%) SSL
9 9 (10.23%) FTP
10 8 (9.09%) MPLS
11 7 (7.95%) VPN
12 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (5.68%) LAN
13 5 (5.68%) WAN
14 4 (4.55%) BGP
14 4 (4.55%) NAS
14 4 (4.55%) OSPF
14 4 (4.55%) VoIP
15 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) Big Data
1 8 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.09%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.41%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.27%) jMock
5 2 (2.27%) Maven
5 2 (2.27%) Mockito
5 2 (2.27%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.09%) Retail
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Java Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) J2EE
2 9 (10.23%) .NET
3 8 (9.09%) Servlets
3 8 (9.09%) SOAP
4 7 (7.95%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (7.95%) Spring
5 6 (6.82%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) HTML5
5 6 (6.82%) REST
5 6 (6.82%) XML
6 4 (4.55%) RESTful
7 3 (3.41%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.41%) Web Services
8 2 (2.27%) Kafka
8 2 (2.27%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.14%) Node.js
9 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.14%) React
9 1 (1.14%) React Native
9 1 (1.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Clustering
2 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) TM Forum
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.45%) Linux
2 38 (43.18%) Windows
3 26 (29.55%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.14%) HPUX
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.14%) Unix
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) Open Source
3 14 (15.91%) ITIL
4 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.23%) High Availability
7 9 (10.23%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) TDD
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.95%) Microservices
9 7 (7.95%) Migration
9 7 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.95%) SOA
9 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.82%) DevOps
11 5 (5.68%) Change Management
11 5 (5.68%) Network Management
11 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.64%) Python
4 11 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) VBScript
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) Go
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) CCNA
4 8 (9.09%) BC Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) CCNP
5 5 (5.68%) DBS Check
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) CCSA
7 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.27%) CCA
8 2 (2.27%) CCIP
8 2 (2.27%) CCSP
8 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.27%) MCITP
8 2 (2.27%) MCSE
9 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (67.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (32.95%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.23%) Xen
5 7 (7.95%) vSphere
6 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.82%) VMware Server
7 5 (5.68%) VMware NSX
8 4 (4.55%) KVM
8 4 (4.55%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (3.41%) XenApp
9 3 (3.41%) XenServer
10 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.14%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Puppet
2 10 (11.36%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.68%) WSUS
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.55%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.41%) Ansible
6 3 (3.41%) OpenView
6 3 (3.41%) SCOM
6 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.27%) HP SIM
7 2 (2.27%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.27%) vRealize
7 2 (2.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.14%) Cisco
3 13 (14.77%) Citrix
4 11 (12.50%) F5
4 11 (12.50%) HP
4 11 (12.50%) Oracle
5 8 (9.09%) CA
5 8 (9.09%) EMC
5 8 (9.09%) Google
6 7 (7.95%) Dell
7 5 (5.68%) Apple
7 5 (5.68%) NetApp
7 5 (5.68%) Splunk
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.41%) IBM
9 3 (3.41%) Remedy
9 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.27%) Trend Micro
10 2 (2.27%) Veeam