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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Rank 62 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing vSphere 23 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 0.69% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 17.97% 7.35% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Median daily rate £370 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -3.84%

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
128 136 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.63% 9.35% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 88 50
Median daily rate £375 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £120 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £498 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.55 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.30 £30.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 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 (78.79%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (30.30%) Unix
5 10 (30.30%) Puppet
6 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 9 (27.27%) Server Building
6 9 (27.27%) Citrix
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) DHCP
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) XenApp
8 7 (21.21%) Ruby
8 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (18.18%) CloudStack
9 6 (18.18%) OpenStack
9 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 6 (18.18%) ThinPrint
9 6 (18.18%) vRealize
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 6 (18.18%) XenServer
9 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
9 6 (18.18%) Xen

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 (18.18%) CloudStack
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) FTP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) OpenFlow
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) jMock
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Mockito
2 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Server Support
2 6 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) PowerMock
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (12.12%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Unix
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Solaris
8 2 (6.06%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps
1 9 (27.27%) Server Building
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) People Management
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) DSDM
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Kanban
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) C
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.06%) CCA
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 6 (18.18%) Xen
3 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 6 (18.18%) XenServer
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Docker
6 2 (6.06%) vCloud
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.06%) VMware GSX
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (18.18%) vRealize
4 5 (15.15%) Cobbler
5 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (12.12%) SCCM
5 4 (12.12%) SCOM
6 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Ansible
7 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (3.03%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) EMC
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (18.18%) ThinPrint
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) BMC
8 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle