The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +9.00%
System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.61% 8.53% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £263 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
vSphere
England

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands