Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 51 87
Rank change year-on-year +25 +36 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware 178 189 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.04% 3.96% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 14.19% 9.98% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 87
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £265 £170 £174
90th Percentile £531 £575 £575
England median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.38 £16.68 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.14% +23.56% -38.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.94 £11.00
90th Percentile £37.13 £22.50 £47.25
England median hourly rate £31.00 £34.51 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.17% +43.79% -4.00%

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 1,254 1,894 1,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.58% 39.66% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1,237 1,078
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £206
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 115 97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -1.00% +3.59%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £34.30 £23.65 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 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 +33 120 £350 -6.67% 63
North Yorkshire +16 37 £375 +11.11% 30
South Yorkshire +3 14 £475 +30.14% 18
East Yorkshire +7 4 £290 +73.13% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 121 (67.98%) Windows
2 96 (53.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (48.31%) Active Directory
4 75 (42.13%) Azure
5 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
6 70 (39.33%) Windows Server
7 63 (35.39%) Linux
8 61 (34.27%) Office 365
9 54 (30.34%) DNS
10 53 (29.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 49 (27.53%) AWS
12 42 (23.60%) SCCM
13 39 (21.91%) Data Centre
14 37 (20.79%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.54%) Retail
15 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 30 (16.85%) DHCP
16 30 (16.85%) SQL
16 30 (16.85%) McAfee
16 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (15.17%) Citrix
18 24 (13.48%) Hyper-V
19 23 (12.92%) XenApp
19 23 (12.92%) vSphere
20 22 (12.36%) Cisco
21 21 (11.80%) Migration
21 21 (11.80%) Windows 10
22 20 (11.24%) DevOps
23 19 (10.67%) Project Delivery
23 19 (10.67%) vRealize

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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 16 (8.99%) IIS
2 11 (6.18%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.62%) Skype for Business
3 10 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.37%) Apache
4 6 (3.37%) Jetty
4 6 (3.37%) Mongrel
4 6 (3.37%) nginx
4 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 75 (42.13%) Azure
2 61 (34.27%) Office 365
3 49 (27.53%) AWS
4 16 (8.99%) IaaS
5 12 (6.74%) GCP
5 12 (6.74%) PaaS
6 8 (4.49%) SaaS
7 7 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (3.93%) OneDrive
8 6 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.37%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.12%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (30.34%) DNS
2 30 (16.85%) DHCP
3 19 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.11%) Firewall
5 17 (9.55%) SAN
6 12 (6.74%) NetScaler
7 11 (6.18%) LAN
7 11 (6.18%) WAN
8 10 (5.62%) VPN
8 10 (5.62%) VSAN
9 7 (3.93%) Internet
9 7 (3.93%) IPsec
9 7 (3.93%) SSL
9 7 (3.93%) VLAN
9 7 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.37%) FTP
10 6 (3.37%) HTTP
10 6 (3.37%) Skype
11 5 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.37%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.12%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) GitLab
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (18.54%) Retail
2 17 (9.55%) Finance
3 11 (6.18%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.69%) Back Office
4 3 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (19.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (9.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (9.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (7.87%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (6.74%) Administrator
4 12 (6.74%) Analyst
4 12 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.62%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) IT Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (3.37%) IT Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.37%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.37%) .NET
1 6 (3.37%) J2EE
1 6 (3.37%) Servlets
2 3 (1.69%) LAMP
3 2 (1.12%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) Java EE
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spring
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.93%) Clustering
3 4 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.12%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.12%) PKI
5 2 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 121 (67.98%) Windows
2 70 (39.33%) Windows Server
3 63 (35.39%) Linux
4 33 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (11.80%) Windows 10
7 16 (8.99%) Windows 7
8 12 (6.74%) Unix
9 9 (5.06%) CentOS
10 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.25%) Solaris
12 2 (1.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (11.80%) Migration
3 20 (11.24%) DevOps
4 19 (10.67%) Project Delivery
5 17 (9.55%) ITIL
6 16 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.18%) Change Management
7 11 (6.18%) Technology Roadmap
8 10 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.62%) Project Management
8 10 (5.62%) Storage Management
9 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.06%) Tech Ops
10 8 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.49%) Data Management
10 8 (4.49%) High Availability
11 7 (3.93%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (3.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.79%) PowerShell
2 30 (16.85%) SQL
3 12 (6.74%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) Go
4 3 (1.69%) Python
5 2 (1.12%) C
5 2 (1.12%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) Tcl
6 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (5.06%) MCSE
2 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.37%) CCA
3 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) MCITP
5 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) Degree
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) HND
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (53.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (48.31%) Active Directory
3 24 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 23 (12.92%) vSphere
4 23 (12.92%) XenApp
5 17 (9.55%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (9.55%) VMware NSX
6 16 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (8.99%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.37%) Xen
9 5 (2.81%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.25%) Firmware
10 4 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.12%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (23.60%) SCCM
2 19 (10.67%) vRealize
3 16 (8.99%) Puppet
4 14 (7.87%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (7.87%) vCenter Server
5 11 (6.18%) WSUS
6 9 (5.06%) SCOM
7 8 (4.49%) Ansible
8 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (2.81%) Nagios
9 5 (2.81%) Terraform
9 5 (2.81%) XenMobile
10 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (2.25%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
12 2 (1.12%) HP SIM
12 2 (1.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 74 (41.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.85%) McAfee
3 27 (15.17%) Citrix
4 22 (12.36%) Cisco
5 15 (8.43%) HP
6 11 (6.18%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.62%) Dell
7 10 (5.62%) Google
7 10 (5.62%) Veeam
8 8 (4.49%) NetApp
8 8 (4.49%) Symantec
9 7 (3.93%) IBM
10 5 (2.81%) Altiris
10 5 (2.81%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.25%) Forcepoint
11 4 (2.25%) Hitachi
11 4 (2.25%) Huawei
11 4 (2.25%) Ivanti
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle
11 4 (2.25%) Splunk