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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 96 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing vSphere 7 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 1.10% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 4.43% 9.78% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £430 £350 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -35.13%
vSphere
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
158 184 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.67% 11.27% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 99 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £11.92 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.75% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.71 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £53.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) CloudStack
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Cobbler
6 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) XenServer
6 3 (25.00%) Xen
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 3 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (16.67%) Travis CI
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 3 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
4 1 (8.33%) Squid
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 2 (16.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox