Period
to 23 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 23 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 48 37
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 132 183 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.74% 4.25% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 7.31% 11.25% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 132 182
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.16% +29.08%
10th Percentile £168 £211 £183
90th Percentile £575 £543 £494
England median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +29.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.25 £27.30
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,805 1,627 2,263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.42% 37.80% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,167 1,012 1,435
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £376 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% -2.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £249
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 77 109
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.35 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.77% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £8.82
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.15 £23.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Yorkshire

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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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 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 -54 72 £425 +1.19% 55
South Yorkshire -7 39 £394 +19.32% 12
North Yorkshire +8 18 £300 -2.04% 9
East Yorkshire - 1 £140 - 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 73 (55.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (41.67%) Windows
3 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (29.55%) Linux
5 36 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (26.52%) Active Directory
7 34 (25.76%) Cisco
8 33 (25.00%) Citrix
9 32 (24.24%) Windows Server
10 29 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (19.70%) Data Centre
12 24 (18.18%) Puppet
12 24 (18.18%) ITIL
13 23 (17.42%) DNS
14 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (15.15%) Finance
16 19 (14.39%) Firewall
17 18 (13.64%) CheckPoint
17 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (13.64%) Open Source
18 17 (12.88%) vSphere
18 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
18 17 (12.88%) DHCP
19 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
19 16 (12.12%) NetApp
19 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (11.36%) PowerShell
20 15 (11.36%) Ansible
20 15 (11.36%) Apache
20 15 (11.36%) Python

VMware
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 (11.36%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.06%) nginx
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.30%) IIS
6 6 (4.55%) Jetty
6 6 (4.55%) Mongrel
7 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (2.27%) Apache Synapse
9 3 (2.27%) Confluence
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.27%) JBoss
9 3 (2.27%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.27%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.76%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.85%) Office 365
4 10 (7.58%) PaaS
5 9 (6.82%) IaaS
5 9 (6.82%) SaaS
6 8 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.55%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.27%) GitHub
9 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) DNS
2 19 (14.39%) Firewall
3 17 (12.88%) DHCP
4 16 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.85%) HTTP
5 13 (9.85%) Internet
6 9 (6.82%) IPsec
7 8 (6.06%) FTP
8 7 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.30%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.30%) SSL
9 6 (4.55%) VPN
10 5 (3.79%) BGP
10 5 (3.79%) SMTP
11 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.03%) LAN
11 4 (3.03%) SAN
11 4 (3.03%) WAN
12 3 (2.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.52%) Big Data
6 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.55%) Travis CI
4 3 (2.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Architect
2 15 (11.36%) Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Consultant
4 11 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Java Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (5.30%) .NET
3 6 (4.55%) J2EE
3 6 (4.55%) REST
3 6 (4.55%) Servlets
3 6 (4.55%) SOAP
4 5 (3.79%) HTML
4 5 (3.79%) HTML5
4 5 (3.79%) Spring
4 5 (3.79%) XML
5 4 (3.03%) Web Services
6 3 (2.27%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.27%) Kafka
6 3 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.27%) Velocity
7 2 (1.52%) RESTful
7 2 (1.52%) WAP
8 1 (0.76%) LDAP
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.03%) Clustering
3 4 (3.03%) Replication
4 3 (2.27%) TM Forum
4 3 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.52%) CCTV
5 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) BYOD
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.67%) Windows
2 39 (29.55%) Linux
3 32 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.55%) Unix
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) AIX
9 2 (1.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) VMS
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) ITIL
2 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.64%) Open Source
3 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.85%) DevOps
5 11 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.33%) Information Security
5 11 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (7.58%) Change Control
6 10 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.06%) High Availability
7 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.06%) Service Management
7 8 (6.06%) SOA
8 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 6 (4.55%) Microservices
9 6 (4.55%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) PowerShell
1 15 (11.36%) Python
2 13 (9.85%) Java
3 12 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.79%) Ruby
6 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.52%) Go
8 1 (0.76%) Korn
8 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.33%) CCNA
2 11 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.79%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.03%) CISM
4 4 (3.03%) CISSP
4 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) CCNP
5 3 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (2.27%) CLAS
5 3 (2.27%) MCSE
5 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) CCSA
6 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.79%) GDPR
4 4 (3.03%) ISO 22301
5 3 (2.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 73 (55.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (26.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.88%) vSphere
4 14 (10.61%) VMware NSX
5 10 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.58%) XenApp
6 8 (6.06%) XenServer
7 7 (5.30%) KVM
7 7 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (5.30%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.30%) Xen
7 7 (5.30%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.79%) Docker
9 5 (3.79%) ProxySG
9 5 (3.79%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (3.03%) Terminal Server
10 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (18.18%) Puppet
2 15 (11.36%) Ansible
3 11 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 9 (6.82%) SCCM
5 8 (6.06%) vRealize
6 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (3.03%) EdgeSight
8 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
8 4 (3.03%) SCOM
8 4 (3.03%) vCenter Server
9 3 (2.27%) Juju
9 3 (2.27%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.52%) CA Wily
10 2 (1.52%) Consul
10 2 (1.52%) Graphite
10 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.52%) Nagios
10 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.76%) Cisco
3 33 (25.00%) Citrix
4 18 (13.64%) CheckPoint
5 16 (12.12%) NetApp
6 13 (9.85%) Oracle
7 12 (9.09%) HP
8 11 (8.33%) Dell
8 11 (8.33%) EMC
8 11 (8.33%) F5
9 8 (6.06%) Google
9 8 (6.06%) Splunk
10 6 (4.55%) Blue Coat
10 6 (4.55%) Brocade
10 6 (4.55%) Ivanti
10 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.79%) Apple
11 5 (3.79%) Capita
11 5 (3.79%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.79%) Symantec