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 3 months to 28 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 58 49
Rank change year-on-year -34 -9  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 32 95 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.48% 3.23% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 14.95% 28.19% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 90
Median daily rate £350 £389 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.90% +29.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +13.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 214 337 302
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.90% 11.47% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 209 174
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £363 £344
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 36
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £8.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire -32 15 £490 +22.42% 11
South Yorkshire +3 7 £245 -43.35% 6
North Yorkshire -6 4 £195 -20.00% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (59.46%) Windows
3 27 (36.49%) Linux
4 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
5 24 (32.43%) Cisco
5 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 23 (31.08%) ITIL
7 21 (28.38%) vSphere
8 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
9 18 (24.32%) DNS
10 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.62%) DevOps
11 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
11 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (18.92%) EMC
12 14 (18.92%) Oracle
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
12 14 (18.92%) SAN
12 14 (18.92%) SLA
13 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
13 13 (17.57%) SCCM
14 12 (16.22%) NetApp
14 12 (16.22%) Finance
14 12 (16.22%) HP
14 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.22%) Docker
15 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
15 11 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (14.86%) Citrix

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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.41%) IBM Domino
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.70%) CICS
6 2 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) GitHub
2 7 (9.46%) IaaS
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.76%) Loggly
3 5 (6.76%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (4.05%) Office 365
5 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) Internet
4 7 (9.46%) Firewall
5 6 (8.11%) DHCP
5 6 (8.11%) HTTP
5 6 (8.11%) NAS
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.76%) LAN
6 5 (6.76%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.05%) LDAP
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
8 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.70%) IPsec
9 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.70%) OSPF
9 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.11%) HBase
2 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Redis
4 4 (5.41%) Riak
5 3 (4.05%) DB2
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.46%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Grunt
4 5 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.35%) GitLab
5 1 (1.35%) jMock
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Mockito
5 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Local Government
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (10.81%) Administrator
1 8 (10.81%) Architect
2 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
5 4 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 6 (8.11%) CSS
2 6 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.76%) CSS3
3 5 (6.76%) HTML5
3 5 (6.76%) jQuery
3 5 (6.76%) LAMP
3 5 (6.76%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) Middleware
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.35%) Spring
7 1 (1.35%) WAP
7 1 (1.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Replication
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) iSeries
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.70%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 44 (59.46%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Linux
3 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.76%) CoreOS
7 5 (6.76%) Solaris
7 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.05%) SUSE
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.70%) AIX
10 2 (2.70%) CatOS
10 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.70%) zOS
11 1 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 16 (21.62%) DevOps
3 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.16%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) BDD
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) TDD
7 5 (6.76%) Coaching
7 5 (6.76%) Kanban
7 5 (6.76%) People Management
7 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) SDLC
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) Python
3 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.46%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) PHP
6 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.70%) Go
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CCNA
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCDP
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 25 (33.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.38%) vSphere
3 12 (16.22%) Docker
4 10 (13.51%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.76%) HDFS
6 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (6.76%) VirtualBox
7 4 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.05%) Terminal Server
8 3 (4.05%) vCloud
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.70%) NFS
9 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.35%) SRDF
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.16%) Ansible
3 9 (12.16%) Puppet
4 7 (9.46%) Kubernetes
5 6 (8.11%) Nagios
5 6 (8.11%) vCenter Server
6 5 (6.76%) Salt
6 5 (6.76%) vRealize
6 5 (6.76%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.41%) SCOM
8 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
8 3 (4.05%) vMotion
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
10 1 (1.35%) RANCID
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (32.43%) Cisco
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) EMC
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle
4 12 (16.22%) HP
4 12 (16.22%) NetApp
5 11 (14.86%) Citrix
6 8 (10.81%) F5
7 5 (6.76%) Google
7 5 (6.76%) New Relic
7 5 (6.76%) Rackspace
7 5 (6.76%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.76%) Splunk
8 4 (5.41%) Avaya
8 4 (5.41%) Dell
8 4 (5.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.41%) Veeam
9 3 (4.05%) SAP