The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 85 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing vSphere 19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.65% 0.38% 1.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.81% 3.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 6
Median daily rate £515 - £339
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -35.13%
vSphere
Tyne and Wear

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

System Software Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
279 85 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.20% 10.79% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 42 23
Median daily rate £315 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £635 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £23.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing vSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

vSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (93.75%) Windows
3 42 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (79.17%) Windows Server
5 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
5 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
6 36 (75.00%) DNS
7 34 (70.83%) DHCP
8 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (52.08%) Citrix
12 22 (45.83%) IIS
13 21 (43.75%) MCSE
13 21 (43.75%) Clustering
13 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (39.58%) Symantec
15 18 (37.50%) Linux
15 18 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
15 18 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
16 17 (35.42%) ITIL
16 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
17 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
17 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
17 16 (33.33%) Intel Security
18 15 (31.25%) MCSA
18 15 (31.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 15 (31.25%) DevOps
19 14 (29.17%) Lumension
19 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 (45.83%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Jetty
2 3 (6.25%) Mongrel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) HP Helion
1 12 (25.00%) IaaS
1 12 (25.00%) PaaS
1 12 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) DNS
2 34 (70.83%) DHCP
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) FTP
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) IPsec
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (4.17%) SAN
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) NAS
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Server Support
6 3 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) J2EE
1 3 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Clustering
2 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 42 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (79.17%) Windows Server
4 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (37.50%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) DevOps
3 13 (27.08%) Open Source
3 13 (27.08%) Security Management
4 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 11 (22.92%) Change Management
6 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
6 10 (20.83%) Server Building
7 9 (18.75%) Change Control
8 8 (16.67%) Data Management
9 7 (14.58%) CRM
9 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (12.50%) Time Management
11 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
14 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (43.75%) MCSE
3 18 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 15 (31.25%) MCSA
6 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (16.67%) Degree
9 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (77.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (35.42%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (14.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (8.33%) XenServer
6 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.25%) Xen
7 2 (4.17%) Brightmail
7 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.17%) XenApp
7 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (14.58%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.17%) PowerCLI
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) Citrix
4 19 (39.58%) Symantec
5 16 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 14 (29.17%) HP
6 14 (29.17%) Lumension
7 7 (14.58%) Veritas
8 3 (6.25%) Google
9 2 (4.17%) Compaq
9 2 (4.17%) Dell
9 2 (4.17%) IronPort
9 2 (4.17%) ThinPrint