The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 68 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 10 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 0.58% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 6.33% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£258 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.96% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £363 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%
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West Yorkshire

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
90 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.98% 9.10% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 31
Average daily rate £300 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) HP
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) NetApp
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco
8 7 (38.89%) VPN
8 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 6 (33.33%) Wireless
10 5 (27.78%) IPsec
10 5 (27.78%) EMC
10 5 (27.78%) Data Management
10 5 (27.78%) XMPP
10 5 (27.78%) Xen
10 5 (27.78%) MySQL
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 5 (27.78%) IBM
10 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 5 (27.78%) MPLS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Lync
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
3 5 (27.78%) IPsec
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XMPP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 5 (27.78%) Xen
5 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 9 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (44.44%) NetApp
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (11.11%) Remedy
8 2 (11.11%) BMC
9 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
9 1 (5.56%) Juniper
9 1 (5.56%) Sun
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