Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 January 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 87 63
Rank change year-on-year -40 -24 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 55 111 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.23% 2.28% 3.19%
As % of the System Software category 9.98% 18.11% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 77 124
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £120
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.78% +50.00% +0.91%
10th Percentile £10.88 £20.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £12.63 £25.00 £17.54
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year -5.66% -9.40% +17.00%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 551 613 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.30% 12.62% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 402 366
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £120 £163 £120
90th Percentile £550 £549 £543
England median daily rate £449 £413 £382
% change year-on-year +8.73% +7.98% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 107
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.69 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +14.08% -7.69%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.71 £8.88
90th Percentile £20.01 £25.00 £18.95
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% +4.52% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
West Yorkshire -29 31 £450 +12.50% 36
South Yorkshire -2 12 £413 -7.04% 7
North Yorkshire -4 7 £313 +4.17% 10
East Yorkshire -2 2 £148 -49.14%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (67.27%) Windows
3 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
5 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
6 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
7 17 (30.91%) ITIL
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) SCCM
9 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
9 13 (23.64%) Citrix
10 12 (21.82%) DNS
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (14.55%) Cisco
14 8 (14.55%) SAN
14 8 (14.55%) Server Virtualisation
15 7 (12.73%) DHCP
15 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
15 7 (12.73%) Skype
16 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (10.91%) Windows 8

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.27%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Apache
7 2 (3.64%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Synapse
7 2 (3.64%) CMS
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.64%) JBoss
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.64%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) SAN
3 7 (12.73%) DHCP
3 7 (12.73%) Skype
4 6 (10.91%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.27%) SMTP
6 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.45%) Extranet
7 3 (5.45%) Intranet
7 3 (5.45%) Kerberos
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
7 3 (5.45%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.82%) FTP
9 1 (1.82%) HTTP
9 1 (1.82%) PBX
9 1 (1.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) OLAP
4 3 (5.45%) OLTP
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.64%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.64%) Kafka
2 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.64%) Velocity
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.64%) TM Forum
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) iSeries
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.91%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.27%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.27%) Information Assurance
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
5 4 (7.27%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Test Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Validation
6 3 (5.45%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) Korn
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCDST
4 2 (3.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CEH
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) RHCE
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) vSphere
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.27%) Terminal Server
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
4 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.27%) XenServer
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.45%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.82%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) vCloud
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) EdgeSight
2 4 (7.27%) vRealize
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.64%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) NetApp
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.27%) Dell
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Ivanti
7 3 (5.45%) Veeam
8 2 (3.64%) Avaya
8 2 (3.64%) Brocade
8 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) Intel
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.64%) Splunk