Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 34 30
Rank change year-on-year -37 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 120 251 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.71% 5.20% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 12.99% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 167 187
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £183 £213 £185
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
England median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +50.00% +0.91%
10th Percentile £10.91 £14.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £16.15 £25.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%

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 1,701 1,932 2,388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.39% 39.99% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,058 1,224 1,443
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £538 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 102 165
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.48 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +3.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.80 £8.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.00 £21.60
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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 -51 74 £400 +6.67% 53
South Yorkshire -8 29 £400 +14.29% 11
North Yorkshire -18 10 £300 - 13
East Yorkshire 0 2 £148 -49.14%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 55 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
4 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 40 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 33 (27.50%) Linux
7 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
8 22 (18.33%) ITIL
9 21 (17.50%) Citrix
10 20 (16.67%) Cisco
10 20 (16.67%) VMware NSX
10 20 (16.67%) vSphere
10 20 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 19 (15.83%) Puppet
12 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (15.00%) SCCM
13 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (13.33%) DNS
13 16 (13.33%) Firewall
14 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
15 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.00%) Finance
16 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
16 11 (9.17%) Migration
16 11 (9.17%) XenApp
16 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
16 11 (9.17%) Office 365

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 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (5.83%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.33%) IIS
5 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
7 2 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.67%) CMS
7 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.67%) JBoss
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.17%) Office 365
4 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.17%) IaaS
5 5 (4.17%) PaaS
5 5 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) DNS
1 16 (13.33%) Firewall
2 9 (7.50%) DHCP
2 9 (7.50%) SAN
3 7 (5.83%) NetScaler
3 7 (5.83%) Skype
3 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.17%) Network Security
5 5 (4.17%) SMTP
6 4 (3.33%) Internet
6 4 (3.33%) LAN
6 4 (3.33%) VLAN
6 4 (3.33%) VPN
6 4 (3.33%) WAN
7 3 (2.50%) Extranet
7 3 (2.50%) Intranet
7 3 (2.50%) IPsec
7 3 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) OLAP
4 3 (2.50%) OLTP
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.33%) Chocolatey
4 3 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (12.50%) Architect
2 14 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (9.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 9 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) IT Support
11 4 (3.33%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.50%) SAML
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (1.67%) Kafka
3 2 (1.67%) OAuth
3 2 (1.67%) Velocity
3 2 (1.67%) WAP
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.33%) Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.67%) HP Storage
3 2 (1.67%) Replication
3 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.83%) BYOD
4 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) iSeries
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.83%) Windows
2 40 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 33 (27.50%) Linux
4 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.50%) Android
8 3 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.50%) Unix
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.67%) AIX
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.83%) CentOS
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) VMS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.33%) ITIL
2 11 (9.17%) Migration
3 9 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.83%) Change Control
5 7 (5.83%) DevOps
5 7 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (5.00%) High Availability
6 6 (5.00%) Project Management
6 6 (5.00%) Service Management
7 5 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.17%) SOA
7 5 (4.17%) Workflow
7 5 (4.17%) Workflow Development
8 4 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.33%) Information Security
8 4 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.83%) SQL
3 6 (5.00%) Ruby
4 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.33%) Python
6 3 (2.50%) Elixir
6 3 (2.50%) Erlang
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Korn
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) CCNA
1 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.83%) MCSE
3 4 (3.33%) MCP
3 4 (3.33%) MCSA
4 3 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCDST
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) CEH
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
6 1 (0.83%) RHCE
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) GDPR
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 55 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (16.67%) VMware NSX
3 20 (16.67%) vSphere
4 11 (9.17%) XenApp
5 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.00%) XenServer
8 5 (4.17%) Docker
8 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.33%) KVM
9 4 (3.33%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.33%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.67%) vCloud
12 1 (0.83%) NFS
12 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) Puppet
2 18 (15.00%) SCCM
3 9 (7.50%) vRealize
4 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.17%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.33%) Ansible
5 4 (3.33%) EdgeSight
5 4 (3.33%) Juju
6 3 (2.50%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.50%) WSUS
7 2 (1.67%) Consul
7 2 (1.67%) Graphite
7 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.67%) Nagios
7 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.67%) SCOM
7 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.83%) Icinga
8 1 (0.83%) Packer
8 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Citrix
3 20 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (6.67%) NetApp
4 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle
6 5 (4.17%) HP
7 4 (3.33%) Apple
7 4 (3.33%) Avaya
7 4 (3.33%) Brocade
7 4 (3.33%) Dell
7 4 (3.33%) EMC
7 4 (3.33%) F5
7 4 (3.33%) IBM
7 4 (3.33%) Intel
7 4 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 4 (3.33%) McAfee
8 3 (2.50%) Veeam
9 2 (1.67%) Splunk