The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 36 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.41% 0.86% -
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £29.53 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+38.85% +30.13%

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
41 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.01% 13.73% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) iManage
3 1 (33.33%) Packer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Packer
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) iManage
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft