Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -37
Contract jobs citing VMware 144 147 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.52% 2.97% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 8.60% 8.16% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 89 93
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £202 £174 £197
90th Percentile £531 £550 £554
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £34.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.13% +176.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £16.04 £13.81 £10.80
90th Percentile £17.69 £60.00 £20.80
England median hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +14.81% +47.95% -27.00%

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 1,674 1,801 1,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 40.91% 36.41% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 1,137 970
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £213 £257 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 94 68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% +1.38%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £33.18 £46.43 £26.25
England median hourly rate £19.46 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.20% +2.94% -2.58%

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 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 +34 96 £400 -7.25% 67
South Yorkshire -5 31 £400 -5.88% 12
North Yorkshire -5 12 £313 +2.46% 19
East Yorkshire +4 1 - - 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 110 (76.39%) Windows
2 78 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 76 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (52.08%) Windows Server
5 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 61 (42.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (24.31%) Office 365
10 33 (22.92%) DNS
11 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
12 30 (20.83%) vSphere
13 27 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 27 (18.75%) Linux
13 27 (18.75%) SQL
13 27 (18.75%) SAN
14 25 (17.36%) Cisco
15 24 (16.67%) SCCM
16 23 (15.97%) Clustering
16 23 (15.97%) HP
16 23 (15.97%) Citrix
17 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
17 22 (15.28%) ITIL
18 21 (14.58%) Firewall
18 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
19 20 (13.89%) Migration
20 19 (13.19%) Hyper-V
20 19 (13.19%) DevOps
21 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.33%) IIS
4 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) CMS
8 2 (1.39%) Jetty
8 2 (1.39%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.39%) nginx
8 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 35 (24.31%) Office 365
2 18 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.86%) IaaS
3 7 (4.86%) PaaS
4 6 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.17%) GitHub
5 5 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.78%) SaaS
7 2 (1.39%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) DNS
2 27 (18.75%) SAN
3 21 (14.58%) Firewall
4 17 (11.81%) NAS
5 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.33%) LAN
7 11 (7.64%) DHCP
8 9 (6.25%) WAN
9 7 (4.86%) HTTP
9 7 (4.86%) SMTP
10 6 (4.17%) FTP
10 6 (4.17%) Network Security
10 6 (4.17%) SSL
10 6 (4.17%) VPN
11 5 (3.47%) VSAN
12 4 (2.78%) Internet
12 4 (2.78%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.78%) SSH
13 3 (2.08%) ADSL
13 3 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) MySQL
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.39%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Hudson
4 1 (0.69%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.69%) TestNG
General
1 16 (11.11%) Retail
2 14 (9.72%) Finance
3 11 (7.64%) Banking
4 8 (5.56%) Publishing
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (11.81%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Architect
9 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) RESTful
1 5 (3.47%) Swagger
2 4 (2.78%) LDAP
3 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 2 (1.39%) J2EE
3 2 (1.39%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.39%) Servlets
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
4 1 (0.69%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) Spring
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.97%) Clustering
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.94%) Replication
4 6 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (3.47%) Blog
5 5 (3.47%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.39%) Handset
7 2 (1.39%) IVR
7 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) iSeries
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (76.39%) Windows
2 75 (52.08%) Windows Server
3 38 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (18.75%) Linux
6 15 (10.42%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (9.03%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.86%) Solaris
9 7 (4.86%) Unix
9 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.17%) AIX
10 6 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (3.47%) SUSE
12 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.69%) CentOS
13 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (15.28%) ITIL
3 20 (13.89%) Migration
4 19 (13.19%) DevOps
5 16 (11.11%) Change Management
6 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.64%) Task Automation
7 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.25%) Data Management
7 9 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.56%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Open Source
9 7 (4.86%) Preventative Maintenance
9 7 (4.86%) Technology Roadmap
10 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.47%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) SQL
2 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.17%) Perl
3 6 (4.17%) Python
4 4 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.94%) MCSE
2 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) MCP
6 4 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (2.78%) HND
7 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.08%) MCSA
8 2 (1.39%) CCNP
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.39%) VCP6
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) OCP
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 76 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (20.83%) vSphere
4 19 (13.19%) Hyper-V
5 15 (10.42%) XenApp
6 14 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.86%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 5 (3.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.39%) KVM
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.39%) vCloud
11 2 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.39%) Xen
12 1 (0.69%) Docker
12 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (16.67%) SCCM
2 12 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 11 (7.64%) Puppet
4 9 (6.25%) Nagios
5 8 (5.56%) Ansible
6 7 (4.86%) SCOM
7 6 (4.17%) vRealize
8 5 (3.47%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (2.78%) Perfmon
10 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.39%) vMotion
11 2 (1.39%) WSUS
12 1 (0.69%) Grafana
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.69%) Packer
12 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.36%) Cisco
3 23 (15.97%) Citrix
3 23 (15.97%) HP
4 13 (9.03%) EMC
5 12 (8.33%) Oracle
6 9 (6.25%) NetApp
7 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.86%) Brocade
8 7 (4.86%) Veeam
9 6 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.17%) IBM
10 5 (3.47%) BMC
11 4 (2.78%) Alibaba
11 4 (2.78%) Forcepoint
11 4 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.78%) McAfee
11 4 (2.78%) Veritas
12 3 (2.08%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds