The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Rank 83 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing vSphere 6 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 1.53% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 5.17% 16.67% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
Median daily rate £481 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £31.56 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+8.54% +39.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.61% 9.15% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 36
Median daily rate £410 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £11.75 £12.10 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.37 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £12.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Leeds region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leeds region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere 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 Leeds region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
6 10 (31.25%) Puppet
6 10 (31.25%) Unix
7 9 (28.13%) DevOps
8 8 (25.00%) Server Building
8 8 (25.00%) Python
8 8 (25.00%) Citrix
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.88%) Ruby
9 7 (21.88%) Firewall
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
10 6 (18.75%) vRealize
10 6 (18.75%) ThinPrint
10 6 (18.75%) XenApp
10 6 (18.75%) XenServer
10 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
10 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.75%) CloudStack
10 6 (18.75%) DHCP
10 6 (18.75%) EMC
10 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (18.75%) CloudStack
1 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 2 (6.25%) IPsec
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) OSPF
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) OpenFlow
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
6 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) DbUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) jMock
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Mockito
2 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Server Support
2 6 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) PowerMock
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (31.25%) Unix
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.25%) CatOS
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) SUSE
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Server Building
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) People Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Kanban
6 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) CCA
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 6 (18.75%) Xen
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
2 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
2 6 (18.75%) XenServer
3 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) Docker
5 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) VMware GSX
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (18.75%) vRealize
4 5 (15.63%) Cobbler
5 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (6.25%) SCCM
6 2 (6.25%) SCOM
6 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Ansible
7 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
4 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.75%) ThinPrint
5 4 (12.50%) Veritas
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) F5
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Nokia
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) BMC
7 1 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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