Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 135 101
Rank change year-on-year +32 -34 -34
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 103 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.13% 1.28% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 15.15% 10.43% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £200 £205 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 - £22.50
10th Percentile £14.63 - £16.95
90th Percentile £25.72 - £25.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -9.09%

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 680 556 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.04% 12.24% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 370 370
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% -2.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £116 £161
90th Percentile £525 £575 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 57 66
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.91% +7.29%
10th Percentile £10.05 £9.81 £9.80
90th Percentile £17.10 £18.21 £24.38
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.41 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.47% +2.53% +6.67%

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 18 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 2019. 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 +15 51 £450 +3.15% 47
South Yorkshire +1 28 £425 -1.45% 19
North Yorkshire +5 13 £325 +13.04% 9
East Yorkshire -2 1 £168 +13.56% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (57.28%) Windows
3 44 (42.72%) Linux
3 44 (42.72%) Microsoft
4 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
5 35 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (33.98%) Windows Server
6 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
7 24 (23.30%) DNS
7 24 (23.30%) SAN
8 23 (22.33%) Cisco
9 22 (21.36%) SQL
9 22 (21.36%) Puppet
10 20 (19.42%) DevOps
10 20 (19.42%) EMC
10 20 (19.42%) Migration
11 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
12 18 (17.48%) Finance
12 18 (17.48%) DHCP
13 17 (16.50%) Office 365
13 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
14 16 (15.53%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (15.53%) NAS
14 16 (15.53%) Xen
14 16 (15.53%) Google
15 15 (14.56%) SCCM
15 15 (14.56%) Hyper-V
15 15 (14.56%) Oracle

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 14 (13.59%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.68%) Apache
4 10 (9.71%) IIS
4 10 (9.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.80%) Jetty
5 7 (6.80%) Mongrel
5 7 (6.80%) nginx
6 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.94%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.94%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.97%) CMS
10 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.98%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (16.50%) Office 365
4 14 (13.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (8.74%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (7.77%) Google App Engine
7 8 (7.77%) IaaS
8 7 (6.80%) PaaS
9 3 (2.91%) SaaS
10 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.30%) DNS
2 24 (23.30%) SAN
3 18 (17.48%) DHCP
4 16 (15.53%) NAS
5 12 (11.65%) LAN
5 12 (11.65%) SSL
6 9 (8.74%) Firewall
6 9 (8.74%) HTTP
7 8 (7.77%) FTP
8 7 (6.80%) IPsec
8 7 (6.80%) WAN
9 5 (4.85%) VPN
10 4 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.88%) VoIP
11 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.91%) Skype
11 3 (2.91%) VLAN
12 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Firebird
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.77%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) Administrator
3 10 (9.71%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Linux Support
6 6 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.85%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) NAS Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) .NET
2 8 (7.77%) J2EE
3 7 (6.80%) Servlets
4 5 (4.85%) Middleware
5 4 (3.88%) HTML
6 3 (2.91%) LAMP
6 3 (2.91%) XML
6 3 (2.91%) XSLT
7 2 (1.94%) Flash
8 1 (0.97%) CSS
8 1 (0.97%) Node.js
8 1 (0.97%) REST
8 1 (0.97%) WAP
8 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.65%) Clustering
3 5 (4.85%) iSeries
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.88%) Smartcard
5 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.94%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) Handset
7 1 (0.97%) iPhone
7 1 (0.97%) IVR
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 44 (42.72%) Linux
3 35 (33.98%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.68%) Unix
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.83%) CentOS
9 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.88%) Solaris
12 3 (2.91%) AIX
13 2 (1.94%) SUSE
14 1 (0.97%) Android
14 1 (0.97%) HPUX
14 1 (0.97%) VMS
14 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) DevOps
1 20 (19.42%) Migration
2 19 (18.45%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.68%) ITIL
7 9 (8.74%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.77%) Open Source
9 7 (6.80%) Change Management
9 7 (6.80%) Service Management
10 6 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.83%) High Availability
10 6 (5.83%) Server Hardening
10 6 (5.83%) Workflow
11 5 (4.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.85%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (4.85%) Storage Management
11 5 (4.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) SQL
2 14 (13.59%) Python
3 13 (12.62%) Java
4 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) Korn
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Go
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) MCP
3 6 (5.83%) MCSE
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 3 (2.91%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.97%) RHCE
7 1 (0.97%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (15.53%) Xen
3 15 (14.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) vSphere
5 10 (9.71%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (6.80%) NFS
6 7 (6.80%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.91%) SRDF
7 3 (2.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.91%) XenApp
8 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.97%) Docker
9 1 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.97%) KVM
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.97%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Puppet
2 15 (14.56%) SCCM
3 9 (8.74%) vCenter Server
4 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) PowerCLI
6 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.91%) OpenView
7 3 (2.91%) SCOM
8 2 (1.94%) Ansible
8 2 (1.94%) vMotion
8 2 (1.94%) vRealize
8 2 (1.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (1.94%) WSUS
9 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.97%) Salt
9 1 (0.97%) SCSM
9 1 (0.97%) Terraform
9 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (42.72%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.33%) Cisco
4 20 (19.42%) EMC
5 16 (15.53%) Google
6 15 (14.56%) NetApp
6 15 (14.56%) Oracle
7 10 (9.71%) HP
8 8 (7.77%) Citrix
9 7 (6.80%) IBM
10 6 (5.83%) Splunk
11 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.88%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.88%) Dell
12 4 (3.88%) Veritas
13 3 (2.91%) F5
13 3 (2.91%) MuleSoft
13 3 (2.91%) Veeam
14 2 (1.94%) BEA
14 2 (1.94%) Sage