Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 60 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 -31 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 147 143 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.99% 3.38% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 8.76% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 95 225
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £175 £199 £221
90th Percentile £550 £551 £570
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.00% -15.25% -34.44%
10th Percentile £13.81 £10.80 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £20.80 £24.90
England median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -28.00% +9.51%

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 1,821 1,632 2,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.05% 38.60% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,163 964 1,435
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £256 £257
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £26.25 £23.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -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

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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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -23 90 £431 -1.43% 47
South Yorkshire +10 32 £425 +30.77% 8
North Yorkshire +6 21 £305 +56.41% 8
East Yorkshire +4 1 - - 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 94 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (51.02%) Windows
3 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
4 53 (36.05%) Linux
4 53 (36.05%) Windows Server
5 48 (32.65%) Active Directory
6 45 (30.61%) Cisco
7 37 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 35 (23.81%) DNS
9 33 (22.45%) TCP/IP
10 32 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (19.05%) Firewall
12 28 (19.05%) SAN
13 27 (18.37%) Puppet
14 26 (17.69%) NetApp
15 25 (17.01%) Citrix
15 25 (17.01%) DHCP
15 25 (17.01%) ITIL
15 25 (17.01%) PowerShell
16 24 (16.33%) vSphere
16 24 (16.33%) Java
16 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
16 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (14.29%) HP
18 20 (13.61%) Finance
19 19 (12.93%) Python
19 19 (12.93%) Open Source
20 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
20 18 (12.24%) SCCM

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 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.20%) Apache
3 10 (6.80%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.12%) IIS
4 9 (6.12%) nginx
4 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.44%) Jetty
5 8 (5.44%) Mongrel
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.04%) Confluence
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (19.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.20%) Office 365
4 13 (8.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.44%) Google App Engine
7 5 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.72%) IaaS
8 4 (2.72%) PaaS
8 4 (2.72%) SaaS
9 3 (2.04%) GitHub
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.81%) DNS
2 33 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 28 (19.05%) Firewall
3 28 (19.05%) SAN
4 25 (17.01%) DHCP
5 14 (9.52%) HTTP
5 14 (9.52%) NAS
6 12 (8.16%) IPsec
7 11 (7.48%) SSL
8 9 (6.12%) FTP
8 9 (6.12%) Internet
9 8 (5.44%) VPN
10 7 (4.76%) LAN
10 7 (4.76%) MPLS
10 7 (4.76%) WAN
11 5 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.40%) Network Security
11 5 (3.40%) VoIP
12 4 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Big Data
2 8 (5.44%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) DTS
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.44%) Travis CI
4 3 (2.04%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.36%) jMock
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.36%) Mockito
5 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
5 2 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.24%) Server Engineer
3 16 (10.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (10.20%) Analyst
4 15 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Architect
6 13 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.48%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Windows Server Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) J2EE
2 9 (6.12%) .NET
3 8 (5.44%) Servlets
3 8 (5.44%) SOAP
4 7 (4.76%) Spring
5 6 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (4.08%) HTML
5 6 (4.08%) HTML5
5 6 (4.08%) REST
5 6 (4.08%) XML
6 3 (2.04%) RESTful
6 3 (2.04%) Web Services
7 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.36%) LAMP
7 2 (1.36%) Middleware
7 2 (1.36%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.68%) React
8 1 (0.68%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Clustering
1 18 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.08%) CMDB
3 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.04%) Replication
4 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.36%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) PKI
5 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.36%) User Experience
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (51.02%) Windows
2 53 (36.05%) Linux
2 53 (36.05%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.08%) Unix
5 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.04%) HPUX
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.04%) Solaris
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (17.01%) ITIL
3 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.93%) Open Source
5 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (9.52%) DevOps
8 12 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.48%) Migration
10 9 (6.12%) High Availability
10 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.12%) Scrum
10 9 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.12%) TDD
11 8 (5.44%) Change Control
11 8 (5.44%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (4.76%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.76%) Microservices
13 6 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.33%) Java
3 19 (12.93%) Python
4 16 (10.88%) SQL
5 5 (3.40%) Go
5 5 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.40%) Ruby
6 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.20%) CCNA
3 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.12%) BC Cleared
5 8 (5.44%) MCSE
5 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.76%) Degree
7 5 (3.40%) CCNP
7 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.72%) CCA
8 4 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.04%) CCSA
9 3 (2.04%) CISM
9 3 (2.04%) CISSP
9 3 (2.04%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.04%) GDPR
4 3 (2.04%) QA
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 94 (63.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (32.65%) Active Directory
3 24 (16.33%) vSphere
4 15 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.48%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.48%) Xen
6 9 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 8 (5.44%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.44%) XenApp
8 6 (4.08%) VMware NSX
8 6 (4.08%) VMware Server
8 6 (4.08%) XenServer
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.40%) ProxySG
9 5 (3.40%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.72%) KVM
10 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (18.37%) Puppet
2 18 (12.24%) SCCM
3 12 (8.16%) Ansible
4 11 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.12%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.76%) vCenter Server
7 6 (4.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 6 (4.08%) SCOM
8 5 (3.40%) WSUS
9 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.72%) vRealize
10 3 (2.04%) HP SIM
10 3 (2.04%) OpenView
10 3 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.36%) CA Wily
11 2 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.61%) Cisco
3 26 (17.69%) NetApp
4 25 (17.01%) Citrix
5 21 (14.29%) HP
6 17 (11.56%) EMC
7 16 (10.88%) F5
8 14 (9.52%) Dell
8 14 (9.52%) Oracle
9 13 (8.84%) Google
10 12 (8.16%) CheckPoint
11 9 (6.12%) Splunk
12 8 (5.44%) CA
13 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
13 6 (4.08%) Brocade
13 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.40%) BMC
14 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.40%) Remedy
14 5 (3.40%) Symantec