The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 35 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.61% - 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £386 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.28 £22.69 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+64.29% -3.44%
vSphere
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.12% 11.56% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £89.00 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 £425 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 4 (44.44%) Time Management
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) EMC
8 2 (22.22%) MCSE
8 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (22.22%) MCITP
8 2 (22.22%) SCCM
8 2 (22.22%) SCOM
8 2 (22.22%) IIS
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Intel
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Merseyside
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