Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 193 151 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.90% 3.39% 4.97%
As % of the Vendors category 10.33% 8.63% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 89 184
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £198 £162 £213
90th Percentile £536 £551 £571
England median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £11.88 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.68% -46.02% +41.94%
10th Percentile £13.78 £10.79 £12.23
90th Percentile £33.95 £16.15 £25.00
England median hourly rate £29.11 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.61% -16.00% +8.70%

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 1,868 1,750 2,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.76% 39.33% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,178 1,073 1,321
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £240
90th Percentile £556 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 85 107
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +3.59% +6.51%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.88 £9.71
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
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

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
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 15 December 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 0 104 £338 -20.12% 49
South Yorkshire +12 52 £325 -7.14% 3
North Yorkshire +9 23 £325 +49.43% 9
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 118 (61.14%) Windows
2 107 (55.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (41.45%) Linux
4 74 (38.34%) Windows Server
5 71 (36.79%) Microsoft
6 70 (36.27%) Active Directory
7 57 (29.53%) SAN
8 55 (28.50%) Amazon AWS
9 53 (27.46%) Cisco
10 46 (23.83%) NetApp
11 39 (20.21%) TCP/IP
12 38 (19.69%) EMC
13 37 (19.17%) SQL
14 36 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 34 (17.62%) DevOps
16 33 (17.10%) Puppet
17 32 (16.58%) DNS
18 31 (16.06%) Migration
19 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
20 29 (15.03%) Office 365
21 28 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
21 28 (14.51%) PowerShell
22 27 (13.99%) NAS
22 27 (13.99%) SCCM
22 27 (13.99%) Finance
23 26 (13.47%) Google
23 26 (13.47%) Oracle
24 25 (12.95%) Data Centre
25 24 (12.44%) VMware ESXi

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 30 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.63%) Apache
5 5 (2.59%) IIS
6 4 (2.07%) Jetty
6 4 (2.07%) Mongrel
6 4 (2.07%) nginx
6 4 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.55%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.52%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 55 (28.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (15.03%) Office 365
3 28 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (5.18%) IaaS
5 10 (5.18%) PaaS
6 8 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.15%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.59%) Google App Engine
8 3 (1.55%) SaaS
9 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.53%) SAN
2 39 (20.21%) TCP/IP
3 32 (16.58%) DNS
4 27 (13.99%) NAS
5 20 (10.36%) DHCP
6 17 (8.81%) Firewall
7 14 (7.25%) LAN
8 12 (6.22%) SSL
9 10 (5.18%) WAN
10 7 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (3.63%) VPN
11 6 (3.11%) IPsec
12 5 (2.59%) FTP
12 5 (2.59%) HTTP
12 5 (2.59%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.59%) VoIP
13 4 (2.07%) FCoE
13 4 (2.07%) VSAN
13 4 (2.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.70%) Hadoop
1 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.15%) Big Data
3 7 (3.63%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
4 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) DTS
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) Firebird
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.59%) Travis CI
4 3 (1.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
General
1 27 (13.99%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Banking
3 7 (3.63%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Back Office
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (11.92%) Server Engineer
3 20 (10.36%) VMware Engineer
4 18 (9.33%) Administrator
5 15 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Analyst
6 13 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) NetBackup Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (4.66%) Architect
8 9 (4.66%) Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) IT Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) Middleware
2 6 (3.11%) .NET
3 5 (2.59%) J2EE
4 4 (2.07%) Flash
4 4 (2.07%) HTML
4 4 (2.07%) Servlets
5 3 (1.55%) LAMP
5 3 (1.55%) XML
5 3 (1.55%) XSLT
6 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.52%) CSS
6 1 (0.52%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) React
6 1 (0.52%) React Native
6 1 (0.52%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.92%) Clustering
3 6 (3.11%) iSeries
3 6 (3.11%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.11%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.07%) CMDB
4 4 (2.07%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.55%) iPhone
6 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (61.14%) Windows
2 80 (41.45%) Linux
3 74 (38.34%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.74%) Unix
7 13 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.18%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.63%) Solaris
9 7 (3.63%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.07%) AIX
11 3 (1.55%) HPUX
12 2 (1.04%) SUSE
13 1 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.52%) VMS
13 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (17.62%) DevOps
3 31 (16.06%) Migration
4 30 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.88%) ITIL
6 18 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (7.25%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.18%) Change Management
10 8 (4.15%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.63%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (3.63%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
12 6 (3.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (3.11%) Open Source
13 5 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.59%) High Availability
13 5 (2.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.17%) SQL
2 28 (14.51%) PowerShell
3 21 (10.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.25%) Java
6 12 (6.22%) Python
7 11 (5.70%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.59%) Ruby
9 4 (2.07%) Perl
10 3 (1.55%) Korn
11 2 (1.04%) Tcl
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) Go
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) SC Cleared
1 15 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.18%) Degree
2 10 (5.18%) MCSE
2 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.11%) MCP
4 6 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.59%) CCNA
6 4 (2.07%) CCNP
6 4 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) CCA
7 3 (1.55%) CCSA
7 3 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.55%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.55%) MCSA
8 2 (1.04%) CCSE
8 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.04%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
1 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (55.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (36.27%) Active Directory
3 24 (12.44%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (9.33%) vSphere
5 15 (7.77%) Hyper-V
6 14 (7.25%) Xen
7 12 (6.22%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (5.18%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (5.18%) XenApp
9 8 (4.15%) NFS
10 6 (3.11%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.59%) Firmware
11 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (2.59%) VMware NSX
12 4 (2.07%) SRDF
13 3 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (1.55%) XenServer
14 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (17.10%) Puppet
2 27 (13.99%) SCCM
3 21 (10.88%) NetBackup
4 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (6.74%) vCenter Server
5 10 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.15%) SCOM
7 7 (3.63%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.59%) WSUS
9 4 (2.07%) Ansible
9 4 (2.07%) HP SIM
9 4 (2.07%) vRealize
10 3 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.55%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (1.04%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (1.04%) Nagios
11 2 (1.04%) OpenView
11 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 53 (27.46%) Cisco
3 46 (23.83%) NetApp
4 38 (19.69%) EMC
5 26 (13.47%) Google
5 26 (13.47%) Oracle
6 22 (11.40%) IBM
6 22 (11.40%) Red Hat
7 20 (10.36%) Citrix
8 15 (7.77%) HP
9 14 (7.25%) Veritas
10 12 (6.22%) Dell
10 12 (6.22%) F5
11 9 (4.66%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.59%) Splunk
13 4 (2.07%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.07%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.55%) Brocade
14 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.55%) Ivanti