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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 33 22
Rank change year-on-year -31 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 105 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.40% 5.14% 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 6.79% 14.29% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 68 98
Median daily rate £480 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +10.63%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 486 735 839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.35% 35.98% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 496 511
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 28
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.10 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.07% -27.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -28 23 £500 +25.00% 17
Bradford +5 5 £375 - 5
Wakefield +5 3 £450 +24.13% 2
Bingley - 1 £325 -
VMware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (38.52%) Windows
2 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (32.79%) Cisco
4 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
5 32 (26.23%) Windows Server
6 31 (25.41%) Linux
7 29 (23.77%) vSphere
8 28 (22.95%) vRealize
9 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
10 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
11 23 (18.85%) DNS
12 22 (18.03%) SQL
13 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.21%) DevOps
14 20 (16.39%) ITIL
15 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
15 19 (15.57%) vCenter Server
16 18 (14.75%) Puppet
16 18 (14.75%) Unix
16 18 (14.75%) Citrix
16 18 (14.75%) Finance
17 16 (13.11%) Workflow
17 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
18 15 (12.30%) F5
18 15 (12.30%) Workflow Development
18 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (10.66%) SAN
19 13 (10.66%) Oracle

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 9 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.10%) Apache
3 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.10%) IBM Domino
3 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.74%) Office 365
4 5 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.10%) IaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Loggly
4 5 (4.10%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (3.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.85%) DNS
2 13 (10.66%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (10.66%) SAN
3 11 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (9.02%) DHCP
3 11 (9.02%) Internet
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (6.56%) Firewall
5 8 (6.56%) HTTP
5 8 (6.56%) LAN
5 8 (6.56%) WAN
6 7 (5.74%) FCoE
6 7 (5.74%) NetScaler
6 7 (5.74%) NX-OS
7 6 (4.92%) LDAP
8 5 (4.10%) VPN
9 3 (2.46%) NAS
9 3 (2.46%) SSH
9 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.10%) HBase
4 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.10%) MySQL
4 5 (4.10%) Redis
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.28%) Riak
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.02%) Maven
3 5 (4.10%) Grunt
3 5 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (4.10%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.82%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.82%) jMock
5 1 (0.82%) JUnit
5 1 (0.82%) Mockito
5 1 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Publishing
4 4 (3.28%) Electronics
4 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (12.30%) Developer
2 13 (10.66%) Architect
2 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (10.66%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (9.02%) Consultant
4 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Administrator
8 6 (4.92%) Engineering Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Portal Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Server Support
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Server Support
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) CSS
1 6 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (4.92%) HTML
2 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
2 5 (4.10%) CSS3
2 5 (4.10%) HTML5
2 5 (4.10%) jQuery
2 5 (4.10%) LAMP
2 5 (4.10%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (4.10%) REST
3 4 (3.28%) SOAP
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.82%) Node.js
5 1 (0.82%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.82%) RESTful
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
5 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) Private Cloud
2 9 (7.38%) Replication
3 8 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.74%) iSeries
4 7 (5.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.52%) Windows
2 32 (26.23%) Windows Server
3 31 (25.41%) Linux
4 18 (14.75%) Unix
5 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.10%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.46%) Solaris
9 3 (2.46%) SUSE
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.64%) CatOS
10 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) DevOps
2 20 (16.39%) ITIL
3 16 (13.11%) Workflow
4 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.30%) Workflow Development
5 12 (9.84%) Migration
6 10 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.20%) People Management
7 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.56%) Change Control
9 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.74%) High Availability
9 7 (5.74%) Server Building
9 7 (5.74%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.92%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) SQL
2 21 (17.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.20%) Python
4 8 (6.56%) C
4 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.92%) Java
6 5 (4.10%) PHP
6 5 (4.10%) Ruby
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) Go
8 2 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (0.82%) C#
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.10%) MCSE
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.64%) CCIE
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) GPG13
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.77%) vSphere
3 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (9.02%) Docker
5 9 (7.38%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.56%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.92%) XenApp
8 5 (4.10%) HDFS
8 5 (4.10%) VirtualBox
9 4 (3.28%) vCloud
10 3 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.46%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.82%) NFS
12 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (22.95%) vRealize
2 19 (15.57%) vCenter Server
3 18 (14.75%) Puppet
4 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (9.84%) SCCM
6 10 (8.20%) Ansible
7 6 (4.92%) Nagios
7 6 (4.92%) NetBackup
8 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.10%) Salt
8 5 (4.10%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (3.28%) SCOM
10 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.64%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.64%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.82%) RANCID
11 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Cisco
2 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.75%) Citrix
4 15 (12.30%) F5
5 13 (10.66%) Oracle
6 12 (9.84%) EMC
7 11 (9.02%) Avaya
8 10 (8.20%) Brocade
8 10 (8.20%) HP
9 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.92%) NetApp
10 6 (4.92%) Rackspace
11 5 (4.10%) Dell
11 5 (4.10%) Google
11 5 (4.10%) New Relic
11 5 (4.10%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.10%) Splunk
11 5 (4.10%) Symantec
11 5 (4.10%) ThinPrint
11 5 (4.10%) Veeam