Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 60 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 -25 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 148 139 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.00% 3.28% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 8.47% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 92 194
Yorkshire median daily rate £359 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £178 £205 £220
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -44.44% +45.16%
10th Percentile £13.81 £10.80 £12.23
90th Percentile £35.98 £20.80 £27.25
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.66 £27.25
% change year-on-year +37.33% -27.85% +21.11%

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 1,839 1,642 2,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.30% 38.70% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 975 1,337
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 75 98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.98 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% -3.45% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.73
90th Percentile £34.13 £25.30 £24.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -22 90 £369 -13.24% 70
South Yorkshire +22 35 £355 +5.19% 14
North Yorkshire 0 17 £298 +36.78% 19
East Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 93 (62.84%) Windows
1 93 (62.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 63 (42.57%) Windows Server
4 60 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 56 (37.84%) Linux
6 47 (31.76%) Cisco
7 46 (31.08%) SAN
8 38 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 34 (22.97%) TCP/IP
10 33 (22.30%) DNS
11 31 (20.95%) NetApp
11 31 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (19.59%) MS Exchange
13 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (18.24%) PowerShell
15 25 (16.89%) SQL
15 25 (16.89%) Clustering
16 24 (16.22%) NAS
17 23 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (15.54%) EMC
18 22 (14.86%) ITIL
18 22 (14.86%) Firewall
18 22 (14.86%) SCCM
18 22 (14.86%) Puppet
18 22 (14.86%) VMware ESXi
19 21 (14.19%) DHCP
19 21 (14.19%) Citrix
20 20 (13.51%) Finance
20 20 (13.51%) vSphere

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 29 (19.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.03%) Apache
6 3 (2.03%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.03%) IIS
6 3 (2.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.35%) Jetty
7 2 (1.35%) nginx
7 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.49%) Office 365
4 8 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (4.73%) IaaS
5 7 (4.73%) PaaS
6 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.35%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.35%) SaaS
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.08%) SAN
2 34 (22.97%) TCP/IP
3 33 (22.30%) DNS
4 24 (16.22%) NAS
5 22 (14.86%) Firewall
6 21 (14.19%) DHCP
7 12 (8.11%) LAN
8 11 (7.43%) VPN
8 11 (7.43%) WAN
9 8 (5.41%) VoIP
10 6 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.05%) IPsec
10 6 (4.05%) MPLS
10 6 (4.05%) Network Security
10 6 (4.05%) SSL
11 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.38%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.70%) FCoE
12 4 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) Hadoop
2 12 (8.11%) Big Data
3 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.70%) MySQL
6 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) DTS
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.03%) JUnit
4 2 (1.35%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.35%) DbUnit
4 2 (1.35%) jMock
4 2 (1.35%) Maven
4 2 (1.35%) Mockito
4 2 (1.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (13.51%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (14.19%) Server Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (10.14%) Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.78%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Administrator
8 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (6.76%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Architect
9 9 (6.08%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.41%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) Middleware
2 4 (2.70%) Flash
2 4 (2.70%) J2EE
2 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) .NET
3 3 (2.03%) HTML
3 3 (2.03%) LAMP
3 3 (2.03%) SOAP
3 3 (2.03%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.35%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.35%) PowerMock
4 2 (1.35%) RESTful
4 2 (1.35%) Servlets
4 2 (1.35%) Spring
4 2 (1.35%) XSLT
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Clustering
2 14 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.05%) CMDB
3 6 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.03%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.03%) iPhone
6 3 (2.03%) iSeries
6 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.03%) Replication
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 93 (62.84%) Windows
2 63 (42.57%) Windows Server
3 56 (37.84%) Linux
4 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.41%) Unix
7 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.05%) Solaris
8 6 (4.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.70%) HPUX
10 2 (1.35%) SUSE
10 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.68%) VMS
11 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.86%) ITIL
4 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.14%) Migration
6 14 (9.46%) DevOps
7 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.08%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (5.41%) Change Management
10 7 (4.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (4.73%) High Availability
10 7 (4.73%) Service Management
10 7 (4.73%) Storage Management
11 6 (4.05%) Change Control
11 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.38%) Open Source
12 5 (3.38%) Proactive Management
13 4 (2.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.24%) PowerShell
2 25 (16.89%) SQL
3 15 (10.14%) Java
4 13 (8.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.78%) Python
5 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.03%) Go
8 3 (2.03%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) VBScript
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.11%) CCNA
4 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.76%) Degree
6 9 (6.08%) MCSE
7 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.05%) BC Cleared
9 6 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.38%) CCNP
10 5 (3.38%) MCP
11 4 (2.70%) CCA
11 4 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.03%) MCSA
13 2 (1.35%) CCIP
13 2 (1.35%) CCSP
13 2 (1.35%) CISSP
13 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) QA
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 93 (62.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (40.54%) Active Directory
3 22 (14.86%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (13.51%) vSphere
5 14 (9.46%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (6.76%) Hyper-V
7 7 (4.73%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (4.73%) Xen
7 7 (4.73%) XenApp
7 7 (4.73%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.38%) NFS
8 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.70%) XenServer
10 3 (2.03%) Firmware
10 3 (2.03%) SRDF
11 2 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (14.86%) Puppet
1 22 (14.86%) SCCM
2 13 (8.78%) NetBackup
3 11 (7.43%) vCenter Server
4 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.73%) WSUS
6 6 (4.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (3.38%) Ansible
7 5 (3.38%) SCOM
7 5 (3.38%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (2.70%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.70%) PowerCLI
8 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.70%) vRealize
9 3 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.35%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 74 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.76%) Cisco
3 31 (20.95%) NetApp
4 23 (15.54%) EMC
5 21 (14.19%) Citrix
6 18 (12.16%) Oracle
7 16 (10.81%) HP
8 14 (9.46%) Google
9 12 (8.11%) F5
10 11 (7.43%) IBM
11 10 (6.76%) Dell
12 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.73%) CA
14 6 (4.05%) Veritas
15 5 (3.38%) Splunk
16 4 (2.70%) Brocade
16 4 (2.70%) SolarWinds
17 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
17 3 (2.03%) Lotus
17 3 (2.03%) TOWER Software