Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 90 68
Rank change year-on-year -16 -22 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 90 94 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.81% 2.25% 3.11%
As % of the System Software category 13.18% 18.40% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 116
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.16% +31.01%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.75 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.00% -44.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £17.53 £10.80 £15.25
90th Percentile £34.58 £20.80 £24.90
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% -30.36% -13.18%

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 683 511 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.77% 12.25% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 330 445
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £253 £125 £177
90th Percentile £538 £526 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.88 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -18.80% +21.88%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.53 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.46 £19.75 £25.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +4.70% -

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 22 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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 -18 60 £450 +5.88% 31
North Yorkshire +1 15 £298 +41.67% 9
South Yorkshire -6 10 £450 +33.33% 10
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 55 (61.11%) Windows
4 46 (51.11%) Linux
5 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
6 40 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 32 (35.56%) DNS
8 32 (35.56%) SAN
9 31 (34.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (28.89%) Puppet
11 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
13 22 (24.44%) DHCP
14 20 (22.22%) Clustering
15 19 (21.11%) Java
16 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 17 (18.89%) NAS
17 17 (18.89%) ITIL
17 17 (18.89%) Firewall
18 16 (17.78%) SCCM
18 16 (17.78%) vSphere
19 15 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
19 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (16.67%) Cisco
20 14 (15.56%) Python
20 14 (15.56%) HP

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 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
2 9 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.89%) IIS
3 8 (8.89%) Jetty
3 8 (8.89%) Mongrel
3 8 (8.89%) nginx
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (12.22%) Office 365
5 10 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (8.89%) Google App Engine
7 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.11%) IaaS
8 1 (1.11%) PaaS
8 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 32 (35.56%) DNS
2 32 (35.56%) SAN
3 22 (24.44%) DHCP
4 17 (18.89%) Firewall
4 17 (18.89%) NAS
5 11 (12.22%) IPsec
5 11 (12.22%) SSL
6 9 (10.00%) FTP
6 9 (10.00%) HTTP
7 6 (6.67%) LAN
8 4 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.44%) SSH
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
8 4 (4.44%) WAN
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.33%) MPLS
9 3 (3.33%) SMTP
9 3 (3.33%) VoIP
10 2 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) Big Data
1 9 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.89%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.22%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.22%) jMock
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
5 2 (2.22%) Mockito
5 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
1 6 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Server Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (7.78%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) J2EE
2 9 (10.00%) .NET
3 8 (8.89%) Servlets
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
5 3 (3.33%) LAMP
5 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.22%) PowerMock
6 2 (2.22%) RESTful
6 2 (2.22%) Spring
7 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.11%) HTML
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) Kafka
7 1 (1.11%) Middleware
7 1 (1.11%) Node.js
7 1 (1.11%) REST
7 1 (1.11%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Clustering
2 6 (6.67%) CMDB
3 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.11%) EPoS
6 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Linux
3 40 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.44%) HPUX
9 4 (4.44%) Solaris
9 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.33%) Unix
11 2 (2.22%) SUSE
12 1 (1.11%) AIX
12 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.11%) VMS
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (18.89%) ITIL
3 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.22%) Open Source
4 11 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.00%) DevOps
6 9 (10.00%) TDD
7 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.89%) Migration
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.78%) Microservices
9 6 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.56%) High Availability
10 5 (5.56%) Service Management
11 4 (4.44%) PLM
11 4 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.56%) Python
4 9 (10.00%) SQL
5 4 (4.44%) Go
6 3 (3.33%) Ruby
6 3 (3.33%) VBScript
7 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.00%) BC Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSE
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
5 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.56%) MCP
7 4 (4.44%) CCA
7 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (2.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.11%) CCNP
9 1 (1.11%) CCSA
9 1 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.11%) CISM
9 1 (1.11%) Degree
9 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) vSphere
3 15 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (12.22%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (11.11%) Xen
6 8 (8.89%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (7.78%) XenApp
8 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
9 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (3.33%) XenServer
12 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.22%) KVM
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (1.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (1.11%) NFS
13 1 (1.11%) SRDF
13 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (28.89%) Puppet
2 16 (17.78%) SCCM
3 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (7.78%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.78%) vCenter Server
5 6 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (5.56%) Ansible
6 5 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (4.44%) WSUS
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.22%) HP SIM
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.22%) SCDPM
9 2 (2.22%) SCOM
9 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
4 14 (15.56%) HP
5 13 (14.44%) Citrix
6 12 (13.33%) Google
7 11 (12.22%) NetApp
8 9 (10.00%) CA
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.67%) EMC
11 4 (4.44%) Brocade
11 4 (4.44%) Dell
11 4 (4.44%) TOWER Software
11 4 (4.44%) Veritas
12 3 (3.33%) IBM
12 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.22%) McAfee
13 2 (2.22%) Remedy
13 2 (2.22%) SAP