Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 101 66
Rank change year-on-year -15 -35 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 95 85 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.89% 2.02% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 13.73% 17.75% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 58 121
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £172 £173 £244
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +380.00% - -66.67%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +45.95% -43.08% +4.84%

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 692 479 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.77% 11.36% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 316 421
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -0.12% +33.50%
10th Percentile £213 £125 £153
90th Percentile £550 £547 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.80 £8.50
90th Percentile £36.05 £20.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -12 60 £450 +5.88% 27
North Yorkshire +8 23 £295 +55.26% 14
South Yorkshire -8 11 £500 +53.85% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (50.53%) Windows
3 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
4 44 (46.32%) Linux
5 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
6 29 (30.53%) Windows Server
7 28 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (29.47%) DNS
8 27 (28.42%) Puppet
9 24 (25.26%) Cisco
9 24 (25.26%) ITIL
10 23 (24.21%) Java
10 23 (24.21%) Citrix
10 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
11 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.05%) DHCP
13 19 (20.00%) SAN
13 19 (20.00%) Firewall
14 17 (17.89%) Open Source
14 17 (17.89%) vSphere
14 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
15 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (16.84%) Python
16 15 (15.79%) Apache
16 15 (15.79%) Oracle
16 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
17 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012

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 (15.79%) Apache
2 14 (14.74%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (8.42%) IIS
5 8 (8.42%) Jetty
5 8 (8.42%) Mongrel
5 8 (8.42%) nginx
6 7 (7.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
9 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.05%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (8.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (8.42%) Google App Engine
6 7 (7.37%) Office 365
7 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.16%) PaaS
9 2 (2.11%) IaaS
9 2 (2.11%) SaaS
10 1 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) DNS
2 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
3 20 (21.05%) DHCP
4 19 (20.00%) Firewall
4 19 (20.00%) SAN
5 14 (14.74%) HTTP
6 11 (11.58%) IPsec
7 10 (10.53%) SSL
8 9 (9.47%) FTP
9 8 (8.42%) LAN
9 8 (8.42%) NAS
10 6 (6.32%) VPN
10 6 (6.32%) WAN
11 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.26%) MPLS
12 4 (4.21%) Internet
13 3 (3.16%) BGP
13 3 (3.16%) OSPF
13 3 (3.16%) SMS
13 3 (3.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
2 8 (8.42%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.42%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.16%) JUnit
5 2 (2.11%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.11%) jMock
5 2 (2.11%) Maven
5 2 (2.11%) Mockito
5 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 2 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Military
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.37%) Administrator
6 7 (7.37%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.32%) Java Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) J2EE
2 8 (8.42%) .NET
2 8 (8.42%) Servlets
2 8 (8.42%) SOAP
3 7 (7.37%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (7.37%) Spring
4 6 (6.32%) HTML
4 6 (6.32%) HTML5
4 6 (6.32%) REST
4 6 (6.32%) XML
5 4 (4.21%) RESTful
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Camel
6 3 (3.16%) Web Services
7 2 (2.11%) Kafka
7 2 (2.11%) LAMP
7 2 (2.11%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.05%) Middleware
8 1 (1.05%) SAML
8 1 (1.05%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.47%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.16%) CMDB
4 3 (3.16%) PKI
4 3 (3.16%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.05%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.05%) EPoS
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) iSeries
6 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.05%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.53%) Windows
2 44 (46.32%) Linux
3 29 (30.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.21%) Unix
8 3 (3.16%) HPUX
8 3 (3.16%) Solaris
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) ITIL
2 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.89%) Open Source
4 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.53%) DevOps
8 9 (9.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (9.47%) Scrum
8 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.47%) TDD
9 8 (8.42%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.37%) Microservices
10 7 (7.37%) SOA
11 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.32%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (6.32%) Software Delivery
12 5 (5.26%) Network Management
12 5 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) Java
2 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
3 16 (16.84%) Python
4 9 (9.47%) SQL
5 7 (7.37%) Ruby
6 5 (5.26%) Go
7 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.47%) BC Cleared
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.42%) CCNA
5 7 (7.37%) MCSE
6 5 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) CCA
7 4 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.11%) MCITP
10 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (1.05%) CISM
10 1 (1.05%) Degree
10 1 (1.05%) MCTS
10 1 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (35.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.89%) vSphere
3 10 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (10.53%) Xen
4 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.37%) Terminal Services
4 7 (7.37%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (7.37%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.32%) VMware Server
5 6 (6.32%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.26%) KVM
6 5 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.26%) XenServer
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.11%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.05%) NFS
8 1 (1.05%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 27 (28.42%) Puppet
2 12 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.63%) SCCM
3 8 (8.42%) Ansible
4 6 (6.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (6.32%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 5 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (4.21%) SCOM
6 4 (4.21%) vCenter Server
6 4 (4.21%) WSUS
7 3 (3.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.11%) CA Wily
8 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.11%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
8 2 (2.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.26%) Cisco
4 23 (24.21%) Citrix
5 15 (15.79%) Oracle
6 14 (14.74%) HP
7 13 (13.68%) Google
8 10 (10.53%) NetApp
9 8 (8.42%) CA
9 8 (8.42%) EMC
10 6 (6.32%) Brocade
10 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.26%) Apple
11 5 (5.26%) Dell
11 5 (5.26%) TOWER Software
12 4 (4.21%) F5
12 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.21%) Remedy
13 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
13 3 (3.16%) Ivanti