Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 61 30
Rank change year-on-year -24 -31 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 130 147 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 3.54% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 9.57% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 109 199
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £205 £281 £231
90th Percentile £550 £556 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.48% -17.57% +42.31%
10th Percentile £17.75 £11.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £24.00 £24.95
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -16.00% +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 1,777 1,536 2,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.62% 37.00% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,155 909 1,423
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.88% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £8.99
90th Percentile £48.75 £23.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -42 80 £446 +5.00% 31
South Yorkshire +1 28 £425 +1.80% 8
North Yorkshire +10 21 £300 +53.85% 13
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 83 (63.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 52 (40.00%) Windows
4 45 (34.62%) Linux
5 41 (31.54%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (30.77%) Cisco
7 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
7 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 27 (20.77%) Puppet
9 27 (20.77%) Citrix
9 27 (20.77%) Firewall
10 24 (18.46%) DNS
10 24 (18.46%) ITIL
10 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
11 22 (16.92%) vSphere
11 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
12 21 (16.15%) Jenkins
12 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (15.38%) Python
13 20 (15.38%) Java
14 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
14 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (14.62%) Open Source
15 18 (13.85%) DHCP
16 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
16 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.31%) Ansible
17 16 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (12.31%) Apache

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 16 (12.31%) Apache
2 13 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.92%) IIS
3 9 (6.92%) nginx
3 9 (6.92%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.92%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.15%) Jetty
4 8 (6.15%) Mongrel
4 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.85%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.31%) Confluence
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.77%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.77%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.54%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (8.46%) Office 365
5 10 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (6.92%) PaaS
7 8 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (6.15%) Google App Engine
7 8 (6.15%) IaaS
7 8 (6.15%) SaaS
8 5 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.31%) GitHub
10 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) Firewall
2 24 (18.46%) DNS
3 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.85%) DHCP
5 14 (10.77%) HTTP
6 13 (10.00%) SAN
7 12 (9.23%) IPsec
8 11 (8.46%) Internet
9 10 (7.69%) SSL
10 9 (6.92%) FTP
11 8 (6.15%) VPN
12 7 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.38%) MPLS
12 7 (5.38%) WAN
13 5 (3.85%) LAN
14 4 (3.08%) BGP
14 4 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (3.08%) Network Security
14 4 (3.08%) VoIP
15 3 (2.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) Big Data
2 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) MySQL
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.77%) DB2
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.15%) Travis CI
4 3 (2.31%) JUnit
5 2 (1.54%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.54%) JIRA
5 2 (1.54%) jMock
5 2 (1.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.54%) Mockito
5 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Games
4 2 (1.54%) Military
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
2 16 (12.31%) Architect
3 15 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (9.23%) Network Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.38%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) J2EE
2 9 (6.92%) .NET
3 8 (6.15%) Servlets
3 8 (6.15%) SOAP
4 7 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (5.38%) Spring
5 6 (4.62%) HTML
5 6 (4.62%) HTML5
5 6 (4.62%) REST
5 6 (4.62%) XML
6 4 (3.08%) RESTful
7 3 (2.31%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.31%) Web Services
8 2 (1.54%) Kafka
8 2 (1.54%) PowerMock
9 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.77%) Node.js
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.77%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.38%) Clustering
3 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.31%) PKI
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.54%) CCTV
5 2 (1.54%) CMDB
5 2 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) EPoS
6 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.77%) TM Forum
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 45 (34.62%) Linux
3 35 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Unix
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.77%) HPUX
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) ITIL
2 21 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.62%) Open Source
4 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.77%) DevOps
6 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.92%) High Availability
9 9 (6.92%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.92%) Scrum
9 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.92%) TDD
10 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.38%) Information Security
11 7 (5.38%) Microservices
11 7 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.38%) Java
2 20 (15.38%) Python
3 13 (10.00%) SQL
4 7 (5.38%) Ruby
5 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.85%) Go
7 4 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.54%) VBScript
9 1 (0.77%) C
9 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (11.54%) CCNA
4 9 (6.92%) BC Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) DBS Check
6 5 (3.85%) Degree
7 4 (3.08%) CCNP
7 4 (3.08%) CISM
7 4 (3.08%) CISSP
7 4 (3.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (3.08%) MCSE
8 3 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.31%) CLAS
9 2 (1.54%) CCA
9 2 (1.54%) CCIP
9 2 (1.54%) CCSA
9 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) GDPR
4 4 (3.08%) ISO 22301
4 4 (3.08%) SLA
5 2 (1.54%) QA
6 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (63.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (27.69%) Active Directory
3 22 (16.92%) vSphere
4 10 (7.69%) Xen
5 8 (6.15%) Terminal Services
5 8 (6.15%) VMware NSX
6 6 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.62%) VMware Server
7 5 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.85%) ProxySG
7 5 (3.85%) XenApp
8 4 (3.08%) KVM
8 4 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.31%) XenServer
10 2 (1.54%) Docker
11 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (20.77%) Puppet
2 16 (12.31%) Ansible
3 11 (8.46%) SCCM
3 11 (8.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 10 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.62%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 5 (3.85%) vRealize
7 4 (3.08%) SCOM
8 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.54%) CA Wily
9 2 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.54%) OpenView
9 2 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.54%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.54%) WSUS
10 1 (0.77%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 40 (30.77%) Cisco
3 27 (20.77%) Citrix
4 17 (13.08%) CheckPoint
5 14 (10.77%) NetApp
6 13 (10.00%) Google
6 13 (10.00%) HP
7 12 (9.23%) F5
8 11 (8.46%) EMC
8 11 (8.46%) Oracle
9 9 (6.92%) Dell
10 8 (6.15%) CA
11 6 (4.62%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.62%) Brocade
11 6 (4.62%) Splunk
12 5 (3.85%) Apple
12 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.85%) Symantec
12 5 (3.85%) TOWER Software
13 4 (3.08%) Remedy