Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 109 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 108 83 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.19% 1.89% 2.83%
As % of the System Software category 15.28% 14.07% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £195 £166 £268
90th Percentile £585 £521 £579
England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -44.44% +48.25%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.80 £17.90
90th Percentile £35.95 £20.80 £25.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +47.50% -28.57% -12.50%

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 707 590 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.32% 13.44% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 393 426
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £223 £116 £171
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.83% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.27 £9.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.33 £20.18 £25.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.33% +7.90% -3.13%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -2 57 £395 -4.24% 47
South Yorkshire +9 29 £400 +14.29% 7
North Yorkshire +3 17 £319 +51.79% 9
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (62.04%) Windows
3 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 46 (42.59%) Linux
5 44 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 35 (32.41%) TCP/IP
6 35 (32.41%) SAN
7 31 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (26.85%) DNS
9 29 (26.85%) Cisco
10 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
10 25 (23.15%) NAS
11 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (20.37%) DHCP
13 20 (18.52%) NetApp
13 20 (18.52%) Clustering
13 20 (18.52%) Puppet
14 19 (17.59%) vSphere
15 18 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (16.67%) Office 365
16 17 (15.74%) Migration
16 17 (15.74%) EMC
16 17 (15.74%) ITIL
16 17 (15.74%) SQL
17 16 (14.81%) Java
17 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (14.81%) DevOps
18 15 (13.89%) Data Centre

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 25 (23.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.63%) IIS
6 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.70%) Jetty
6 4 (3.70%) Mongrel
6 4 (3.70%) nginx
6 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.93%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.67%) Office 365
4 12 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (6.48%) IaaS
6 7 (6.48%) PaaS
7 5 (4.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.63%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.41%) SAN
1 35 (32.41%) TCP/IP
2 29 (26.85%) DNS
3 25 (23.15%) NAS
4 22 (20.37%) DHCP
5 13 (12.04%) Firewall
5 13 (12.04%) LAN
6 10 (9.26%) SSL
7 9 (8.33%) WAN
8 7 (6.48%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (6.48%) VPN
9 6 (5.56%) IPsec
10 5 (4.63%) FTP
10 5 (4.63%) HTTP
10 5 (4.63%) VoIP
11 3 (2.78%) MPLS
11 3 (2.78%) SMTP
11 3 (2.78%) SSH
12 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Firebird
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.63%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.85%) DbUnit
3 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) jMock
3 2 (1.85%) JUnit
3 2 (1.85%) Maven
3 2 (1.85%) Mockito
3 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Server Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Administrator
6 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.48%) Office 365 Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) J2EE
2 6 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 4 (3.70%) Middleware
3 4 (3.70%) Servlets
4 3 (2.78%) LAMP
4 3 (2.78%) Web Services
4 3 (2.78%) XML
4 3 (2.78%) XSLT
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.85%) Flash
5 2 (1.85%) PowerMock
5 2 (1.85%) RESTful
5 2 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) REST
6 1 (0.93%) Spring
6 1 (0.93%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Clustering
2 15 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.56%) iSeries
3 6 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.70%) CMDB
4 4 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (62.04%) Windows
2 46 (42.59%) Linux
3 44 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.33%) Unix
6 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.48%) Solaris
8 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.70%) HPUX
10 2 (1.85%) SUSE
10 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (15.74%) ITIL
2 17 (15.74%) Migration
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps
4 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (6.48%) Open Source
7 7 (6.48%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (6.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (4.63%) Change Management
8 5 (4.63%) Storage Management
8 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.70%) PLM
9 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) SQL
2 16 (14.81%) Java
3 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
4 9 (8.33%) Python
5 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) Go
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.48%) MCSE
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.56%) MCP
5 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) CCA
6 3 (2.78%) CCNA
6 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.78%) Degree
7 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.85%) MCITP
7 2 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) NCDA
8 1 (0.93%) NCIE
8 1 (0.93%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.59%) vSphere
3 18 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (12.96%) Xen
5 13 (12.04%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.41%) NFS
6 8 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (4.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (4.63%) XenApp
8 4 (3.70%) SRDF
8 4 (3.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.85%) KVM
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.93%) Docker
10 1 (0.93%) Firmware
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) SCCM
3 12 (11.11%) vCenter Server
4 10 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (8.33%) NetBackup
6 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (6.48%) PowerCLI
7 5 (4.63%) Ansible
7 5 (4.63%) WSUS
8 4 (3.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (2.78%) vRealize
10 2 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.85%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.85%) SCOM
10 2 (1.85%) SCSM
10 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (26.85%) Cisco
4 20 (18.52%) NetApp
5 17 (15.74%) EMC
6 15 (13.89%) Google
7 12 (11.11%) Oracle
8 11 (10.19%) Citrix
9 10 (9.26%) HP
10 7 (6.48%) Dell
11 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.63%) IBM
12 5 (4.63%) Veritas
13 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
13 4 (3.70%) CA
14 3 (2.78%) Brocade
14 3 (2.78%) MuleSoft
15 2 (1.85%) Lotus
15 2 (1.85%) Sage
15 2 (1.85%) TOWER Software