The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - 19 23
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.79% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category - 6.25% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.03 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-4.67% -27.77%
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Merseyside

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

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.05% 12.60% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate £375 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £383 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool