Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 51 76
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 -34
Contract jobs citing VMware 144 199 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.23% 4.16% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 12.33% 10.28% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 128 102
Median daily rate £375 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £265 £170 £166
90th Percentile £586 £575 £575
England median daily rate £410 £424 £390
% change year-on-year -3.24% +8.65% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.66% +12.40% -27.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.88 £11.00
90th Percentile £33.03 £24.11 £60.00
England median hourly rate £33.00 £34.51 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% +38.04% +8.70%

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 1,168 1,935 1,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.40% 40.44% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1,275 1,157
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £230 £207
90th Percentile £618 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 108 97
Median hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.67% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.98 £31.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Yorkshire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +24 93 £350 -17.65% 34
North Yorkshire +15 35 £375 +11.11% 6
South Yorkshire -8 12 £475 +26.67% 3
East Yorkshire +6 1 £175 +4.48%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 95 (65.97%) Windows
2 82 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
4 62 (43.06%) Microsoft
5 57 (39.58%) Azure
6 52 (36.11%) Office 365
6 52 (36.11%) Windows Server
7 47 (32.64%) Linux
8 46 (31.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 37 (25.69%) AWS
10 36 (25.00%) DNS
10 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 33 (22.92%) PowerShell
12 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (20.14%) Data Centre
14 28 (19.44%) SCCM
15 25 (17.36%) Retail
15 25 (17.36%) SQL
16 23 (15.97%) DHCP
16 23 (15.97%) McAfee
17 21 (14.58%) Citrix
18 20 (13.89%) Migration
19 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
19 19 (13.19%) Windows 10
19 19 (13.19%) DevOps
19 19 (13.19%) Project Delivery
20 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
20 17 (11.81%) Cisco
20 17 (11.81%) Hyper-V

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 14 (9.72%) IIS
2 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.17%) Apache
4 6 (4.17%) Jetty
4 6 (4.17%) Mongrel
4 6 (4.17%) nginx
4 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.69%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 57 (39.58%) Azure
2 52 (36.11%) Office 365
3 37 (25.69%) AWS
4 12 (8.33%) GCP
5 11 (7.64%) IaaS
6 8 (5.56%) PaaS
7 7 (4.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (4.17%) Google App Engine
8 6 (4.17%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.78%) SaaS
10 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.00%) DNS
2 23 (15.97%) DHCP
3 17 (11.81%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.11%) Firewall
4 16 (11.11%) SAN
5 12 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 10 (6.94%) LAN
6 10 (6.94%) WAN
7 8 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.86%) IPsec
8 7 (4.86%) VPN
9 6 (4.17%) FTP
9 6 (4.17%) HTTP
9 6 (4.17%) Internet
9 6 (4.17%) VLAN
9 6 (4.17%) VSAN
10 5 (3.47%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.47%) SSL
10 5 (3.47%) VoIP
11 4 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.39%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.39%) Power BI
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.17%) Travis CI
2 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (17.36%) Retail
2 15 (10.42%) Finance
3 9 (6.25%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.39%) Back Office
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 8 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Administrator
6 7 (4.86%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) IT Support
8 5 (3.47%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) .NET
1 6 (4.17%) J2EE
1 6 (4.17%) Servlets
2 2 (1.39%) HTML
2 2 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) Java EE
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.47%) Clustering
3 4 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (65.97%) Windows
2 52 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 47 (32.64%) Linux
4 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (13.19%) Windows 10
8 14 (9.72%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.25%) Unix
10 6 (4.17%) CentOS
10 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.78%) Solaris
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (13.89%) Migration
3 19 (13.19%) DevOps
3 19 (13.19%) Project Delivery
4 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.33%) ITIL
6 11 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.94%) Change Management
8 8 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (5.56%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 7 (4.86%) Technology Roadmap
10 6 (4.17%) High Availability
10 6 (4.17%) Open Source
10 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.17%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.36%) SQL
3 10 (6.94%) Java
4 2 (1.39%) Go
4 2 (1.39%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (3.47%) MCSE
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) CCA
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.08%) CCNA
4 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.39%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.39%) MCITP
5 2 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (56.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.81%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (11.81%) XenApp
4 13 (9.03%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (9.03%) vSphere
5 12 (8.33%) VMware NSX
5 12 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.17%) Xen
8 5 (3.47%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.39%) Firmware
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.69%) UAG
12 1 (0.69%) vCloud
12 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (19.44%) SCCM
2 16 (11.11%) Puppet
3 11 (7.64%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (7.64%) vCenter Server
3 11 (7.64%) vRealize
4 10 (6.94%) Ansible
5 9 (6.25%) WSUS
6 7 (4.86%) SCOM
7 6 (4.17%) Terraform
8 5 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.47%) XenMobile
9 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.39%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.39%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.39%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 62 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) McAfee
3 21 (14.58%) Citrix
4 17 (11.81%) Cisco
5 12 (8.33%) HP
5 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.56%) Google
7 7 (4.86%) NetApp
7 7 (4.86%) Symantec
7 7 (4.86%) Veeam
8 6 (4.17%) IBM
9 5 (3.47%) Altiris
9 5 (3.47%) Dell
9 5 (3.47%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.78%) Meraki
11 3 (2.08%) Alibaba
11 3 (2.08%) Aruba
11 3 (2.08%) F5
11 3 (2.08%) Ivanti
11 3 (2.08%) Splunk