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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.84%
As % of the System Software category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -18.18%
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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
54 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.74% 9.73% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 8
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £75 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £315 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.49 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% -21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £12.49 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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