The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing vSphere 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.11% -
As % of the System Software category - 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+114.63% +8.60%
vSphere
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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 Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.39% 6.11% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £325 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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